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The Funny Pages - Tickle Me Elbow - The Original
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No No No . . . no one wants that :wacko:. Not that it will make any difference. Tom, you're a calculating sort and I suspect that the anecdotes will take off exponentially!!! (What do you think? Not nearly as smooth, huh?)

Bravo!! :D I say WELL DONE!

Seems we've found a common denominator, and I appreciate the reciprocation! :lol:

<I can't beLIEVE I didn't think of "difference"! :angry: grrrrr>

But, to sum up, we're still staying away from math anecdotes, right? Tales of hexadecimal just don't even APPROACH silly, (for all n from 1 to infinity)

Maybe I asked this before, but we have new blood now. Anyone remember 80s band the Meat Puppets? I think I'm seeing the guitarist's kid's band again tonight. The twerp is WAY too talented.

Parents named him Elmo :rolleyes:

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OMG! I haven't visited the forum in SOOOOO long, and it is so good to see that this thread is still going strong!!!!! You guys rock!

xoxoxoxoxo

Lynne

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I'm much more gooder with numbers.

Well then maybe you (Janet) can provide some Maths (English as the English speak please!) as I am absolutely cr#p with numbers :lol:

And some days (or for you, Emily, somedays) you guys make my brain hurt. :blink:

Kind of obligatory with this thread :blink:

tried it w/ the left and could do it (I'm left-handed) but could not, as predicted, w/ the right. Did not try it ANTI clockwise.

I am a leftie also but either way my poor wee brain goes into meltdown :lol:

Just makes you SOUND smart if you use words like "glottals" and "aspirated fricatives" :lol:

Doesn't it just?

No idea what they are or do but they sound bloomin' marvellous :unsure:.............they sound like maybe something the cat would throw up :lol:

''What's wrong with your cat??''

''Oh she's only aspirated some fricatives again!!''

Nikkeigh, is that hat only available in the UK? would LOVE to get that for my wacky brother...

'Tis a US site m'dear.

AND a mind-numbing amount of excel spreadsheets. :lol:

:unsure::unsure: ...scaring me.....don't say those words :unsure: ......

Oh, and HELLOOOOOOOOOOOO LYNNE !!!!!!!!! :D:D

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Hey, Lynne! I've now shoved my way into this Tickle Me madness...I can't keep up half the time :rolleyes: .

So, I'm noticing a number of southpaws around here, which proves interesting. I'm VERY left-sided (hand, eye, ear, foot, you name it). Who else? I bet we all are, as lefties are the true nuts of any society. :P

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.I can't keep up half the time :rolleyes:

Who can?......except Tom maybe :lol:

So, I'm noticing a number of southpaws around here,

Eh? :huh: Southpaws??

Who else? I bet we all are, as lefties are the true nuts of any society. :P

:lol::lol: Indeed!!

I think that Carla is also a 'leftie' or is it 'lefty'

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LOL! Southpaws are the American slang for left handed people.

I think perhaps it originates from baseball. Leftie pitchers are called southpaws.......

Karen

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Early ball fields were built so that home plate faced east. That way, the late afternoon sun wouldn't be in the batter's eyes, a dangerous situation when a baseball is thrown in your direction. The pitcher faced west, and if he was left-handed, the ball would be thrown with his south-sided hand--his "south paw". Thank you for that info, Dad (he's more than just a pretty face)! :lol:

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Emily, I had never heard why lefties were called southpaws, that's great!

Carla, I checked your profile and found no birthdate listed. I couldn't tell if my hubby helped put you through college or not. It's safe to say that he helped make more than a few car payments at your dad's house.

If those are your kids, my dad was probably retired by the time your hubby started drinking beer! I was born in 1963. :)

OMG! I haven't visited the forum in SOOOOO long, and it is so good to see that this thread is still going strong!!!!! You guys rock!

xoxoxoxoxo

Lynne

LYNNE!!!! I hope you stick around!! You, too, Karen. We could use you guys to stir up some trouble around here!

Maths

Seriously, do you guys really put an s on math?

I think that Carla is also a 'leftie' or is it 'lefty'

Yep. I am pretty ambidexterous though ... is that spelled right? Most things I can do with either hand ... I am better at writing with my left hand, but am capable in a pinch to write something short with my right hand ... with practice, I would be able to use it pretty well.

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But, to sum up, we're still staying away from math anecdotes, right? Tales of hexadecimal just don't even APPROACH silly, (for all n from 1 to infinity)

:blink: now THAT kind of language is just going to force Dingy to leave this thread for good....all you'll see is a large cloud of dust............. :wacko:

and "italics is the new black" - ha! I don't know why - but half my post was in italics - and I could figure not how to amend it. :P

No idea what they are or do but they sound bloomin' marvellous :unsure:.............they sound like maybe something the cat would throw up :lol:

:lol:

:lol:

:lol:

oh my gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawd!!!!! that was a good 'un, Nicola. ;)

and....math s *snigger* *snort*

So, I'm noticing a number of southpaws around here, which proves interesting. I'm VERY left-sided (hand, eye, ear, foot, you name it). Who else? I bet we all are, as lefties are the true nuts of any society. :P

Well Emily...I can't figure my own self out (yes, I do like to use that slightly appalachian-sounding phrase aloud, in public :lol: )......I only EAT and BRUSH MY TEETH left handed......everything else in the entire world is done w/ left hand or foot. :huh:

tummy hurts, too much food last night. must go back to supine state. :lol:

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I only EAT and BRUSH MY TEETH left handed......everything else in the entire world is done w/ left hand or foot. :huh:

:blink::wacko::lol:

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OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOps - - - I meant

RIGHT

hand or foot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:wacko: :wacko: :wacko:

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Well, that's easily explained ... you hold your glass of wine in your RIGHT hand while eating and brushing your teeth.

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Hey! How do I get access to that fabulous little emoticon, the little guy you've used with his eyes going in swirls? I can't see him anywhere! :huh:

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Thankyou Karen & Emily for the 'southpaw' explanation!

Sounds cute...I like it :D

Seriously, do you guys really put an s on math?

Very seriously superfluous spelling

Well, that's easily explained ... you hold your glass of wine in your RIGHT hand while eating and brushing your teeth.

:lol: Perfect

Hey! How do I get access to that fabulous little emoticon, the little guy you've used with his eyes going in swirls? I can't see him anywhere! :huh:

:wacko::wacko: This little fella is only to be used if you can drink wine from your right hand whilst eating/brushing teeth with your left.

As you (Emily) are a 'leftie' I know you can ;)

(click 'show all' smilie box)

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Bravo!! :D I say WELL DONE!

Seems we've found a common denominator, and I appreciate the reciprocation! :lol:

<I can't beLIEVE I didn't think of "difference"! :angry: grrrrr>

But, to sum up, we're still staying away from math anecdotes, right? Tales of hexadecimal just don't even APPROACH silly, (for all n from 1 to infinity)

Factoring in that math anecdotes have been protested, perhaps we should just let this go for the remainder of the thread. In addition, I would hate to be the cause of any division amongst the ranks as I do so enjoy the banter. Plus . . . ow, ow, brain pain.

So, I'm noticing a number of southpaws around here, which proves interesting. I'm VERY left-sided (hand, eye, ear, foot, you name it). Who else? I bet we all are, as lefties are the true nuts of any society. :P

How are you left-eyed unless you are a pirate and wear an eye-patch? Ahoy there, Emily, are you a pirate?

I'm right-handed. My brother is a lefty and was the biggest practical joker in the family, although my whole family is nuts - comes from my mom's side. I had two uncles that tried to potty train a goat and he fell through the hole (waaaaaay back when they had outhouses).

If those are your kids, my dad was probably retired by the time your hubby started drinking beer! I was born in 1963. :)

You're a year older than we are . . . and he (the hubby) didn't wait until he was 21 to start drinking beer. Of course at that time, it probably wasn't the high end stuff like Miller Lite. :P

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Whoa!!! There's all KINDS of cool new little faces for me to use! A whole treasure trove that I did not know about ^_^ !

Very early on (university days), I learned to do damn near anything whilst holding said glass of wine, including going to the bathroom. Well, I didn't want to put it down and forget where I'd left it! :rolleyes:

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So, I'm noticing a number of southpaws around here, which proves interesting. I'm VERY left-sided (hand, eye, ear, foot, you name it). Who else? I bet we all are, as lefties are the true nuts of any society. :P

Well, I'm strongly righty for everything, but I won't be surprised if this bizarro-world thread has the RIGHTY as the 10% minority.

What are the odds? <rhetorical? not so much ;) [1/10**n]x0.9> :blink:

(oops sorry dingy! don't go!) :)

:blink: now THAT kind of language is just going to force Dingy to leave this thread for good....all you'll see is a large cloud of dust............. :wacko:

Ahhh, I see . . . . . I'll keep such phrases holstered until I grow weary of witty repartee. :blink::P:D (Is there any other kind? Is that redundant?)

(Oh and ignore the above!! That doesn't count! there's GOT to be an implicit exemption for commentary chronology) ;):rolleyes:

and "italics is the new black" - ha! I don't know why - but half my post was in italics - and I could figure not how to amend it. :P

I'm pretty sure I know why & how, but even more sure you'd rather not read the paragraph it might take to explain it. :)

Well Emily...I can't figure my own self out (yes, I do like to use that slightly appalachian-sounding phrase aloud, in public :lol: ) . . .

. . . . .

tummy hurts, too much food last night. must go back to supine state. :lol:

Appalachia & supine in such proximity! Is that even legal? :wacko:

But the "too much food"? Out somewhere? Omg sometimes I can't wait to be JUST gluten-free and go places where I can't help but have "too much food" . . . .

Details?

Hey! How do I get access to that fabulous little emoticon, the little guy you've used with his eyes going in swirls? I can't see him anywhere! :huh:

Well, I do it manually, tho I'm sure u won't. It's

: rolleyes :

w/out the spaces.

Factoring in that math anecdotes have been protested, perhaps we should just let this go for the remainder of the thread. In addition, I would hate to be the cause of any division amongst the ranks as I do so enjoy the banter. Plus . . . ow, ow, brain pain.

Holy guacamole Janet, you ARE good at this!!!!

ROFL :lol: :lol:

P.S. I KNEW it!! Over-emoticonized again! Only 4th time, I think.

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I just noticed . . . very subtle (or subconcious? or unconcious?) use of the # sign in that comment. :D

I am absolutely cr#p with numbers :lol:
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Hey, we're talking about Nikki here...that was subtle, clever and completely intentional. ;):)

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Hey, we're talking about Nikki here...that was subtle, clever and completely intentional. ;):)

It was?? :unsure: ........ :lol: .........or was it????

This made me chuckle (time to dig Tom out)

Men are happier!

**************

Men Are Just Happier People What do you expect from such simple creatures?

Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care

of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack. You can be President. You

can never be pregnant. You can wear a white T-shirt to a water park. You can

wear NO shirt to a water park. Car mechanics tell you the truth. The world

is your urinal. You never have to drive to another gas station restroom

because this one is just too icky. You don't have to stop and think of which

way to turn a nut on a bolt. Same work, more pay. Wrinkles add character.

Wedding dress $5000. Tux rental-$100. People never stare at your chest when

you're talking to them. The occasional well-rendered belch is practically

expected. New shoes don't cut, blister, or mangle your feet. One mood all

the time.

Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat. You know stuff about tanks.

A five-day vacation requires only one suitcase. You can open all your own

jars. You get extra credit for the slightest act of thoughtfulness. If

someone forgets to invite you, he or she can still be your friend.

Your underwear is $8.95 for a three-pack. Three pairs of shoes are more than

enough. You almost never have strap problems in public. You are unable to

see wrinkles in your clothes. Everything on your face stays its original

color. The same hairstyle lasts for years, maybe decades. You only have to

shave your face and neck.

You can play with toys all your life. Your belly usually hides your big

hips. One wallet and one pair of shoes one color for all seasons.

You can wear shorts no matter how your legs look. You can "do" your nails

with a pocket knife. You have freedom of choice concerning growing a

mustache. You can do Christmas shopping for 25 relatives on December 24 in

25 minutes.

No wonder men are happier.

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LOL!

I really truly expected there to be at least ONE I could dispute, but it's all true.

Of course, we would never frown on women in white t-shirts at a water park.

Hmmm would it be common in a country where even regular beaches are full of topless women? Or maybe that's rumor crossed w/ wishful thinking. Wait! No it's not!! I've been to a few beaches in Asia where Euros and some asians were topless. Hmmmmmm :)

Wondering who would "When in Rome" it if at such a beach - say . . .on a Greek island? :unsure:

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Wondering who would "When in Rome" it if at such a beach - say . . .on a Greek island? :unsure:

Let's just say that at such beach I would definately be overdressed. ;)

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LOL!

I really truly expected there to be at least ONE I could dispute, but it's all true.

:lol: Couldn't pass pointing out how argumentative you are ... remember Memorial Day ... or was it the day after? :lol:

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Can I get a"were" in place of "are"?

Argumentative sounds so negative. :(

Besides, I thought u upgraded me to master debater! :lol:

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Can I get a"were" in place of "are"?

Argumentative sounds so negative. :(

Besides, I thought u upgraded me to master debater! :lol:

Well, you were looking for what you could dispute just a little while ago, and only you can tell us if you're worthy of an upgrade ... and do you really think it is an upgrade?

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