Instead of Counting Sheep or Stars…

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  1. What are florins, tanners, and bobs?
  2. What is Dead Man’s Fingers?
    Burnt baked goods shaped like fingers
  3. What killed the Triffids?
    Still under investigation
  4. What’s the difference between a buck and a quid?
    One will be decommissioned sooner
  5. How much is an old crown worth?
    Depends on the number of scratches on it
  6. What can be known as a ‘Little Gem’?
    Bite-sized chocolates
  7. What is pearl barley?
    Ball-shaped barley painted to look like pearl.
  8. Finish the sentence: ‘I came, I saw, I………………..’ ‘grammed, or else it didn’t happen.
  9. Who said ‘Smile, it enhances your face value’?
    The dentist talking to your inner voice to justify all that money you’re paying him.
  10. Where on the human body is the zygomatic bone found?
    Depends where you do your thinking

In response to Fibbing Friday 29th January

Fibbing Friday – Blue Overload

Time again to fib creatively, and today feels like Friday. Here’s the link to join.

1. Why is Royal Blood considered blue? The first homicide case involving a royal was assigned to a detective who’s color blind. He saw everything in blue.
2. What is a Blue Moon? The moon when the werewolves come out.
3. What was the song ‘Blue is the Colour’ about? Royal games
4. What is meant by blue collar? sad-looking collar
5. What is a blue bonnet? a scottish hat made with something blue.
6. What did Little Boy Blue play? The magic pipe borrowed by the Pied Piper.
7. What changed from brown to blue according to the song? eyes, after undergoing laser surgery
8. Where will you find a Blue Nun? They go where the white walkers go. They became blue instead of white upon turning.

White Walker, Game of Thrones, spear, TV, nature, waist up HD wallpaper
He converts nuns in his spare time. (Photo from wallpaperflare)

9. Why mustn’t you step on his Blue Suede Shoes?

Game of Thrones, White Walker HD wallpaper
Do you really want to know what will happen if you step on his shoes..? (Photo from wallpaperflare)

10. What kind of bird has blue feet? All the types that stay too long in blue island.

Yes Fibbing

Here we go with alternative definitions to the ff. words. Head over at Pensitivity101 for the rules.

1. ‘She had the biggest aspidistra in the world.’ But what is an aspidistra? A plant from the Iron Islands (GoT)
2. What is the main ingredient in Beef Wellington? Uh, beef
3. Who was Tufty? A very jealous squirrel
4. What is a Port Folio? A collection of port wine
5. What is a bootee? A bootlike garment made from goatee
6. What is meant by ‘You have been tangoed’? Defeated in a tango competition
7. What is a blue bottle? Bottle made/sold in Avatar.
8. How do you make shortbread? By skimping on all ingredients to make bread
9. What colour is cotton candy? #ffbcd9 hex color
10. What are cowslips and snap dragons? Cowslips are underslips for cows, snap dragons are flowers endemic to Jurassic World

Fibbing Friday Time!

Head over at Pensitivity101 for the mechanics.

1.  What is the difference between a gooseberry and a grape? One stains the teeth, the other lost the color inside during production.
2.  What is meant by skid row? Place where vehicle owners/drivers are allowed to lose their drift.
3.  Why do elephants have big ears? So they can hear everything within 10 miles AND store information. Also serves as emergency housing for their tiny friends.
4.  What is green and travels at thousands of miles an hour? The Flash in green pajamas when his red outfit needed washing.
5.  What is the difference between minimum and maximum? The delivery cost

6.  What is a pantry? secret stash of snacks for parents
7.  What is a carnivore? A meathead
8.  What is another word for oriental? person or place with proper orientation.
9.  What is the difference between pussy willow and catkins? The first one is a hiding place for all pussies, the latter one requires some sort of relationship
10. What is a felony? A felon but not quite

Fun With Words

It’s Fibbing Friday and this week, some words needed unique or alternative definitions. Have a go at it, it’s fun! Here’s my take on them:

  1. Aglet – a young or baby thug or pest
  2. Befuzzle – to decorate or personalize with fake bubbles
  3. Crapulence – wealth gained from crap
  4. Deluge – a crappy refuge
  5. Erstwhile – a period of seriousness
  6. Flatulence – royally flat
  7. Gabardine – a secret society of gossips
  8. Heliostat – a) blown up statistics, b) Device from the future that regulates airheads
  9. Ignominy – used to label a person’s years wallowing in ignorance
  10. Joculator -a) job description for someone who cleans up jocks, b) machine that spouts out jokes.

Something off with my editor, please excuse my lack of indentation.

Just for Fibs

Thought I’d try something new again and stumbled upon Fibbing Friday hosted by pensitivity101.

My take on these fibby ‘Best Sellers’:

1. The Missing Tent by Seymour Skye.   

This is the story of a tent passed down from generation to generation of tentmakers, the most recent steward of which discovered a mystery: the one he’s holding is a counterfeit. Who broke the chain?

2. Making the Most of Bread by Roland Pickles.   

Faced with the challenge of making bread with just three ingredients, the startup chef stumbles upon 100 different ways of baking a banana or carrot cake.

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3. Living on a Budget by M T Wallit.   

This book documents the creative ways children from different countries spend government subsidy from COVID fund. From starting their own businesses to growing their own food, many have drawn inspiration from anecdotal accounts by the parents who have banded together to form the social network Children for Humanity.

4. Wake me at Dawn by Misty Mawning.  

A true tale of one sleepy town’s transformation to Zombieland.

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5. Sing me a Lullaby by Muse Ickles.  

A reimagination of a child’s early years when her mother, a frustrated singer, routinely sings her to sleep. With experts’ opinions on mother’s singing, children’s sleeping patterns and their connection to sleep disorders.

6. Caught in the Act by Robin Banks.   

A story based on true events in early 2020 in Manila where an influx of newly unemployed foreign nationals joined by health and government officials were found looting pubs and liquor stores eventually resulting in alcohol shortage for months.

7. The Pensioner Chronicles by Jerry Attrick.    

Confessions from early retirees in their 30s and senior citizens living on pension and savings on how retirement is overrated, pension is a joke along with bonus pieces of advice such as steer clear of nursing homes, etc.

8. The Scapegoat’s Revenge by Carrie deCan. 

The story of how a top medical expert was catapulted to presidency after the former leader succumbed to a highly infectious disease shortly after subjecting the medical expert to public shaming for his medical advice.

9. Fields of Destiny by Krystal Ball.   

A short documentary on Destiny’s grandchildren who have shunned the celebrity lifestyle and stardom to work in the Mrs. Field’s outlets, bringing joy to kids through baked goodies.

10. The Long and the Short of It by Cyn Opsiss.  

This depicts the life of the tallest man alive shrunk to the size of a thumb,in various art forms such as pictures, photographs and essays in a three-part series.


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