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Why I Should Be President

This is in response to Writer Lady's post HERE . Dear Writer Lady, I wanted to inform you that if things don't work out with Obama, you could always be my running mate. I realize you are a woman and that fact alone will cause massive amounts of...

Hooked on Ebonics

Have you ever found yourself needing a translator in your own country with other American citizens? Are our nation's dialects diverging further and further from a single language, and becoming languages of their own? I will never forget when I was...

What's Up With Cheerleaders?

In High school we used to have pep rallies to get us all pumped up for the football games. Now I will freely admit, there wasn't much to cheer for with our resounding 0 win football season. Our fans flipped out when the quarterback actually got to...

Disorder in the Courts Part 1

Disorder in the Courts Part 1 Each trial has two lawyers. The job of one is to uphold justice, and the job of the other is to obstruct it. If an innocent man spends life in prison or a murderer walks free, it is because one of the lawyers successfully...

Tech Support Calls Part 2

Tech Support Calls Part 2 Some people just can’t seem to wrap their heads around technology. No matter how hard we try, some people just don’t get it. Here are yet more reports of some of the kinds of calls received by tech support staff. An IBM customer...
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CLASSIFIED: Ads Part 3

CLASSIFIED: Ads Part 3 "Government employer looking for candidates. Criminal background required." "Tired of cleaning yourself? Let me do it." Sometimes a misplaced or missing word can cause an embarrassing mistake. Sometimes simple...
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Strange State Laws: Colorado

State Laws: Colorado "One may not mutilate a rock in a state park. It is illegal to mistreat rats in Denver, Colorado. Catapults may not be fired at buildings. It is illegal to let a dandelion grow within the city limits. Cats may not run loose without...
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Tech Support Calls Part 1

Tech Support Calls Part 1 Our world is becoming more and more dependent on technology, but many of us that have not grown up with computers have trouble adjusting to their use in everyday life. My seven-year-old sister could turn the computer on, boot...
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CLASSIFIED: Ads Part 2

CLASSIFIED: Ads Part 2 I tell people to ALWAYS proofread... ESPECIALLY when what you write will be seen by thousands of people. Here are yet more bungled classified ads which were no doubt the cause of great embarrassment. "Tired of working for only...
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Strange State Laws: California

State Laws: California I decided to post two states today to make up for the overall blandness of the Arkansas post. With actors and celebrities roaming the streets, we know California is home to some of the most unique and strange individuals. Any state...
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Strange State Laws: Arkansas

State Laws: Arkansas Well, there isn’t much to say about Arkansas. Actually there is never much to say about Arkansas. Come to think of it, does anyone know where Arkansas is? Well either way, here are a few of the state laws in Arkansas… wherever that...
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Presidential Blunders

Presidential Blunders Today is President's Day. Rather than dressing up as Abraham Lincoln and addressing the office, I thought I would spread a little holiday cheer on the blogs. Thanks to Al Gore's invention of the internet, I have amassed some...
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Warning: Labels Part 5

Warning: Labels Part 5 This is the fifth and final installment of this collection of warning labels. I will be adding more labels as I come across them and inevitably continue to post them for some time. I have found that one resource our world never...
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CLASSIFIED: Ads Part 1

CLASSIFIED: Ads Part 1 "Great Dames for sale." "Lost Cocktail." "Illiterate? Write today for free help." The classified ads are the perfect place to find communication errors. They are widely publicized and seldom properly...

Forest Service Suggestions

Forest Service Suggestions: I used to love playing the computer game, Sim City 2000. I once set out to make a massive New York style city. I leveled the entire landscape and removed all the trees… except the one tree I missed in the terrain editor. My...
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