WELCOME to MONDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2021
ENGLISH SOLICISMS 101
- Prepositions Are Not Words To End Sentences With.
- And Don’t Start A Sentence With A Conjunction.
- Parenthetical Remarks (However Relevant) Aren’t Usually Unecessary.
- The Passive Voice Is To Be Avoided.
- Use the Apostrophe in Its Proper Place and Omit It When It’s not needed.
- Verbs Has To Agree With Their Subjects.
- It Is Wrong To Ever Split An Infinitive.
- Eschew Ampersands’ & Abbreviations, Etc.
- Who Needs Rhetorical Questions?
- Parenthetical Words When Appropriate Should Be Enclosed In Commas.
- Go Around The Barn At High Noon To Eliminate Colloquialisms.
- One-Word Sentences? Eliminate!
- Be More Or Less Specific.
- Don’t Use No Double Negatives
- Puns Are For Children, Not For Groan Readers.
- Avoid Quotations; As Ralph Waldo Emerson Said. “I Hate Quotations.”
Hey I’m just saying. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!
Have a GREAT MONDAY people, stay safe,
and whatever you do, don’t forget to laff it up!
Peace, I am outta here! Eucman!
q u o t e s o f t h e d a y
“The Baltimore airport just got a gym where you can work
out while you wait for a flight. Finally combining the two
things Americans love most – waiting in airports and
exercise.” -Jimmy Fallon
“For Valentine’s Day, some KFCs let you send a loved
one a heart-shaped bucket of fried chicken. And even better,
if you really hate someone, you can send them two buckets.” -Conan O’Brien
“The British tabloid, The Mirror, published a story about a woman
who faked her own death to break off a relationship after the man
wouldn’t leave her alone. Ahh, yes, the old ‘It’s not you,
I’m dead’ approach.” -Seth Meyers
G u a r a n t e e d to Make You Laugh!
I am five feet, three inches tall and pleasingly plump. After I had
a minor accident, my mother accompanied me to the emergency
room. The nurse asked for my height and weight and I blurted out,
“Five-foot-eight, 125 pounds.” While the nurse pondered over this
information, my mother leaned over to me. “Sweetheart,” she
gently chided, “this is not the Internet.” 😳😁😎
Fridays’ Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from??? “
Think ya used enough dynamite there, Butch? “
Answer: “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”
This scene was just before another train arrived, delivering lawman Joe Lefors and his men to hunt down Butch and Sundance (“Who are those guys?”). “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” (directed by George Roy Hill) also starred Katharine Ross, Strother Martin, Cloris Leachman and Ted Cassidy. The film was nominated for seven Oscars (including Best Picture, Director, and Sound), winning four (Original Score, Music (Original Song), Cinematography and Original Screenplay).
Monday’s Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from????
“Well, there’s something you don’t see every day.”
Friday’s Quizzler is….
Starting with a one-letter word or abbreviation, add a letter and rearrange the letters to produce the next. A clue is given for each.
Maybe your car does 0 to 60 in 10 sec., but can you do 0 to 10 in 60 sec.? Go on – get out the stopwatch!
The hint provides the starting letters of the even numbered words.
- Prefix meaning “without”
- Commercial, flyer, or junk mail
- Bundle (of bank notes)
- No winner, no loser
- Flask to keep things cool
- Prize or present
- (It was) sketched again
- A rolling stone
- Boxers, bloomers, bra, or briefs
Answer: 1. A
Monday’s Quizzler is…….
Which is the odd one out?
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