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  • If you want your eggs hatched, sit on them yourself."
    Haitian Proverb

    bansaisequoia on 2009-09-21 20:17:58

    montyb on 2012-03-23 16:20:34
    Wouldn't that just make you the butt of all yolks?

    opallady on 2012-07-12 18:17:33

    chopstix on 2013-04-05 19:37:28

    universalmom on 2013-04-10 02:10:10
    Good one montyb!

    tgreen517 on 2015-01-12 21:49:32
    Or if you want them scrambled.


    • "The word 'meaningful' when used today is nearly always meaningless."
      Paul Johnson

      montyb on 2016-06-04 03:03:54
      Well, that was meaningful.

      746tiger on 2016-07-25 12:58:24
      Ladies and gentlemen, may I have a hand for montyb. How bout them jokes. Great set, great set. He'll be here all week. Please remember to tip your wait staff and have a good night.


      • Wordfairy gave me a much-needed laugh.

        "A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains." Dutch Proverb

        maradnu on 2009-04-11 19:27:54
        Rather have both.

        Kgun5 on 2013-02-08 14:59:42
        I don't know...Nerds already have quite a few social anxieties to navigate. I'm not sure adding a barrel-sized head to the equation is the best idea.

        JD_1947 on 2014-11-14 07:07:19
        That's 2150.42 cubic inches of brains . .!! . . . That's a lot of brains . . . by the way a bushel is a dry unit of measure so I guess he's talking about dead, dried out, brains . . .

        wordfairy on 2015-04-16 22:03:25
        Apparently, the Dutch have some kind of crazy black market. :P

        darkyr on 2016-09-07 10:40:42
        With a head that large you would need more than a handful of patience in just getting about in your daily life.


        • "Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words. "
          Baruch Spinoza

          darkyr on 2016-06-14 09:16:33
          Must... comment... cannot... hold .... back.


          • "When it comes to skiing, there's a difference between what you think it's going to be like, what it's really like, and what you tell your friends it was like."

            maradnu on 2012-06-04 01:31:06
            Same goes for sex

            montyb on 2013-03-29 11:46:01
            I'm having trouble visualizing the use of ski poles in sex.

            puzzleme on 2013-06-24 03:27:18
            You have no imagination, monty.

            abra on 2015-11-02 06:20:28


            • Wait, don't read yet, first try some of this Ben & Jerry's Cookie Dough Ice Cream

              "Engineers operate at the interface between science and society." Dean Gordon Brown

              nevadasmith68 on 2013-10-10 13:47:39
              Brown's brother started the Buster Brown shoe line.

              JD_1947 on 2014-12-02 09:15:50
              . . and vice versa with scientists and engineering . . . I liked the old Buster Brown shoe commercials . you don't see shoe commercials much anymore . . .

              abra on 2015-02-22 11:23:06
              The last good one may have been "Hushpuppies are dumb"

              dovid1946 on 2015-03-07 04:34:47
              are you people really buying into nevada's absurdities? or just playing along. I researched Mr. Dean Gordon Brown and he didn't even have a brother, four sisters, but no brother.

              SippyGurl on 2015-10-13 02:05:39
              mmm... hush puppies

              universalmom on 2016-04-11 13:11:04
              Hahaha...this reads like a stoner conversation in a freshman dorm

              maradnu on 2016-09-10 14:35:48
              Oh wow, man, like freaking far out, dude.


              • "Whatever is the natural propensity of a person is hard to overcome. If a dog were made a king, he would still gnaw at his shoelaces. "

                maradnu on 2010-05-29 14:13:28
                But he would do it regally.

                universalmom on 2012-10-06 16:13:27
                That's not all he would gnaw at

                saipanwriter on 2013-03-09 03:00:05
                I didn't know dogs had shoelaces.

                abra on 2013-05-01 21:27:45
                Only when they're kings. They get little sneakers when they get their crowns.

                cuji70 on 2013-10-03 06:08:14
                Or really nice hush puppies

                slow1 on 2014-03-15 07:55:52
                ...such a witty group. Thanks for the smiles.

                bwbaer on 2016-08-25 11:15:29
                Hmm, I actually doubt that.


                • "If any one faculty of our nature may be called more wonderful than the rest, I do think it is memory." Jane Austen

                  montyb on 2012-11-04 15:08:17
                  Have I solved this before?

                  chopstix on 2013-01-06 19:37:29
                  haha! montyb

                  sporty1 on 2013-08-11 20:38:45
                  I forgot she said that

                  joma1944 on 2013-10-27 06:29:03
                  what were we talking about?

                  JD_1947 on 2014-11-21 05:53:22
                  I'm lost . . I think I just had a senior moment. . .

                  LLapp on 2015-02-13 19:39:30
                  Jane Austen . . . . rings a bell . . . I think she was in my English class.

                  fishbum on 2015-02-23 10:33:15
                  Does the name quasimodo ring a bell?

                  kb83 on 2015-04-09 05:07:56
                  And the second most wonderful is memory.


                  • "If living conditions don't stop improving in this country, we're going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men."
                    — Russell P. Askue

                    bansaisequoia on 2010-08-12 23:37:04
                    They could always say, "I was born in a mansion with only one tennis court adjoining the helipad."


                    • Llapp nailed it

                      "We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy."
                      Henry David Thoreau

                      kb83 on 2014-10-25 15:07:05
                      Was math hard for ya', Hank?

                      JD_1947 on 2015-01-03 11:02:21
                      . . . I am so tired and so slow I don't know why I continue to do these puzzles . . . Nap time . . .119 seconds

                      Hash on 2015-01-14 07:40:27
                      With more sympathy I could learn a lot during intercourse.

                      ruxpin66 on 2015-12-26 03:21:37
                      Disagree with this.

                      LLapp on 2016-04-07 17:05:29
                      I've tried multi-tasking, but it just doesn't work to learn differential equations during intercourse.


                      • Another from Llapp

                        "To live remains an art which everyone must learn, and which no one can teach."
                        Havelock Ellis

                        kb83 on 2014-07-16 18:24:59
                        Looks like the Moses of sexology.

                        LLapp on 2014-11-10 11:55:36
                        Yes, his motto was "Let my people . . . " um, never mind.

                        kb83 on 2015-03-31 04:00:11
                        ha-ha! thanks, LLapp!

                        jnoodles on 2015-05-25 15:19:24
                        To live and to die require no knowledge.

                        LLapp on 2016-06-12 17:39:00
                        ^I disagree. Mere survival takes a lot of learned skill.


                        • Let us give thanks that Quizzical is not the site admin

                          "Thoughts, like fleas, jump from man to man, but they don't bite everybody." Stanislaw J. Lec

                          bansaisequoia on 2010-03-12 18:02:58
                          At first I thought this was a misspelling of Stanislaw Lem, but it turns out there's a Stanislaw Lec, too.

                          bazinga on 2013-09-28 06:54:03
                          Which reminds me, in the newspapers one used to have to solve the quote and the name of the individual quoted. I used to like that system. I sort of wish this site would not give the author's name away. Takes away some of the challenge.

                          Quizzical on 2014-01-28 14:37:08
                          I've thought from time to time that they should throw in a group of random letters, just to make it more difficult.


                          • "A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author. "— Gilbert Chesterton

                            maradnu on 2010-04-03 21:26:16
                            I read Chesterton, and the book told me he was boring and pedantic.

                            matarisa on 2011-06-08 23:53:20
                            Chacun a son gout.

                            LLapp on 2015-07-09 12:38:35
                            Everyone has his goat.


                            • Points

                              "Washington is the only place where sound travels faster than light."
                              C. V. R. Thompson

                              wnt2ply on 2011-01-06 19:06:55
                              what do I do with the points?

                              kb77 on 2011-09-25 19:14:12
                              it travels faster than brain waves also it seems.

                              LLapp on 2014-12-16 14:21:07
                              wnt2ply: Nothing! I consider points an embarrassment because they show how much time I've frittered away at puzzle-solving.

                              skoogie2 on 2014-12-21 02:35:01
                              au contraire, llapp, it's time well spent and to be celebrated as brain work time!

                              Highpoint on 2015-02-24 12:32:12
                              Are the points redeemable for cash?

                              abra on 2015-05-17 14:58:12
                              Haven't you all been cashing in your points?


                              • "Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy." Francois de la Rochefoucauld

                                montyb on 2013-07-09 21:33:45
                                Hah! That'll show 'em!