Monday’s Jokes, Quotes, Quizzlers and Teases!



Tips to improve your writing….

1. Do not put statements in the negative form.
2. Verbs have to agree with their subjects.
3. Proofread carefully to see if you words out.
4. If you reread your work, you can find on rereading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by rereading and editing.
5. A writer must not shift your point of view.
6. And don’t start a sentence with a conjunction. (Remember, too, a preposition is a terrible word to end a sentence with.)
7. Don’t overuse exclamation marks!!
8. Place pronouns as close as possible, especially in long sentences, as of 10 or more words, to the irantecedents.
9. Writing carefully, dangling participles must be avoided.
10. If any word is improper at the end of a sentence, a linking verb is.
11. Take the bull by the hand and avoid mixing metaphors.
12. Avoid trendy locutions that sound flaky.
13. Everyone should be careful to use a singular pronoun with singular nouns in their writing.
14. Always pick on the correct idiom.
15. The adverb always follows the verb.

16. Last but not least, avoid cliches like the plague; They’re old hat; seek viable alternatives.

Hey I’m just saying. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it! Have a HAPPY
TUESDAY people, stay safe, and whatever you do, don’t forget to laff it up!
Peace, I am outta here! Eucman!
Quotes of the Day
“I believe in dragons, fairies, good men
and other mythical creatures!” – Anon

“You can tell German wine from
vinegar by the label.” – Mark Twain.
“I was thrown out of college for cheating
on the metaphysics exam; I looked into
the soul of the boy next to me.” – Woody Allen.
“Whoever said ‘nothings impossible’ never
tried to nail jell-o to a tree” – Lisa Bryant
“If they can send one man to the moon
 why can’t they send them all?” – Amy
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on
your own, and you know what you know.
And you are the one who’ll decide where you’ll go.
Oh the places you’ll go.
– Dr Seuss
Guaranteed to Roll Your Eyes….  
A judge, bored and frustrated by a lawyer’s tedious arguments, had
made numerous rulings to speed the trial along. The attorney had
bristled at the judge’s orders, and their tempers grew hot. Finally,
frustrated with another repetition of arguments he had heard many
times before, the judge pointed to his ear and said, “Counselor, you
should be aware that at this point, what you are saying is just going
in one ear and out the other.” “Your honor,” replied the lawyer,
“That goes without saying. What is there to prevent it?” 😱😁😎
Monday’s Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from??? “
“You know, I read about you all in the papers, and I just get scared.”  “Now Ms. Parker, don’t you believe what you read in all them newspapers.”
Answer:    Bonnie and Clyde

In this scene Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) and Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway) have returned to Bonnie’s hometown so Bonnie can see her mother (Mabel Cavitt). The mother speaks the first line and Clyde tries to reassure her with the second. In the 1968 Academy Awards. “Bonnie and Clyde” was nominated for ten Oscars, including Best Picture (but lost out to “In the Heat of the Night”). Estelle Parsons (who played Blanche, the wife of Clyde’s brother Buck) won for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Warren Beatty, Michael J. Pollard , Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway and director Arthur Penn were also nominated for awards but did not win. This was Gene Wilder’s first feature film (although he had some previous TV and Broadway experience).
Tuesday’s Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from????
“You promised my daddy you wouldn’t take me far off.” “Darlin’, you’re goin’ to have to decide if you’re my wife or his daughter.”
Monday’s Quizzler is….​
What does this represent?

Ag Ag Ag Ag Ag
Ag Ag Ag Ag Ag

Ag Ag Ag Ag Ag
Ag Ag Ag Ag Ag

Ag Ag Ag Ag Ag
Ag Ag Ag Ag Ag

Answer:  Every cloud has a silver lining.

Cirrus, cumulus, and stratus are types of clouds. Ag is the chemical symbol for silver.
Tuesday’s Quizzler is…….
Each sentence below contains a word that can be anagrammed to answer or describe the sentence.

Example: Craft that might tip in the ocean. Answer: Canoe (Anagram of ocean)
1. Bit of brush
2. Opposite of unite
3. Writings of a steno
4. They affix without paste
5. Having less reason for fears
6. Animal that may need a shoer

Excerpted from an old Reader’s Digest

LOOK for answers to today’s quizzlers in WEDNESDAYS, Jokes, Quotes, Quizzlers & Teases!  Like this newsletter? Want to receive it daily? Also, if you are on the list and do not want to continue to receive this email and would like your name removed from this distribution list, please send an email to the Eucman at,
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