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November 30, 2004

jest for pun (November'04)

November'04 BlogThoughts

Every calendar's days are numbered.

  • Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker. - Roald Dahl (1916 - 1990), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • what you think is not what I said.
  • Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
  • On my first day in New York a guy asked me if I knew where Central Park was. When I told him I didn't he said, 'Do you mind if I mug you here?' - Paul Merton
  • Vision is the art of seeing things invisible. - Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745) - Irish author. Famous for Gulliver's Travels.
  • If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. - Isaac Newton (English mathematician & physicist (1642 - 1727), thanks to Manish for this blog thought)
  • People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like. - Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
  • for your eyes only
  • Made in India
  • I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included. - Bernard Manning
  • Art is making something out of nothing and selling it. - Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)
  • Black holes are where God divided by zero. - Steven Wright
  • Balle balle, Hadippa
  • I have a theory about the human mind. A brain is a lot like a computer. It will only take so many facts, and then it will go into overload and blow up. - Erma Bombeck
  • Good art is in the wallet of the beholder. - Kathy Lette
  • games people play
  • The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense. - Tom Clancy (that applies to Physics too)
  • There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten. -Indira Gandhi (1917 - 1984)
  • The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not Eureka! (I found it!) but 'That's funny...’ - Issac Asimov
  • I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all. - Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)
  • If you steal from one author, it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many, it’s research. - Wilson Mizner
  • Our politics - shameless
  • On the old trains the engineer had a lot of esteem.
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    The "Candy is dandy ..." is misattributed to Dahl. It is by Ogden Nash. Futhermore, these are not puns, are they?

    Posted by: Atanu Dey | Dec 8, 2004 1:17:24 AM

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