Another story from Joe Blake.
Whilst Welsh miners are noted worldwide for their musical ability, there have been instances of other talents being discovered “down the pits”. One case which comes to mind was that of “Silent Llewellyn” who was, of all things, an excellent mime artist. Whilst it was not something he could exercise very successfully in the semi-dark of the workface – for example his mime of “She Stopes to Conquer” both went down like a lead balloon … Read the rest…
Another submission from Joe Blake.
A competition was held to determine who would be given the commission to create a series of bronze statues of The Rolling Stones.
The hunt went world-wide, via TV, Newspapers, The Internet, and even word of mouth. After 12 months the judges had eliminated all but 5 artists, based upon their smile, their hairstyle, their huggability, their body odour, dress sense and even their artistic ability as displayed in samples of their work.
These were … Read the rest…
Joe Blake submitted this Christmas story.
A farmer walked into his local doctor’s surgery to seek treatment for some rather nasty gashes around his legs. The doctor asked the man what had happened.
“Well, doc,” he says, “Christmas is coming up, and a few months ago my wife and I selected a piglet for us to fatten up for Christmas dinner, and I’ve been given that young fellow special rations to get him into proper shape, and I was just … Read the rest…
Needed to post this one while I still could!
People are making jokes about the apocalypse like there’s no tomorrow.… Read the rest…
Dave Wallace submitted this short little Christmas gem.
Q: What was Good King Wenceslas’s favourite pizza?
A: Deep pan, crisp and even.… Read the rest…
Another list of wisdom from Bro Tom Vickery. He’s my age, BTW; or is it visa versa?
Now that I’m older here’s what I’ve discovered:
1. I started out with nothing, and I still have most of it.
2. My wild oats have turned into prunes and all-bran.
3. I finally got my head together, and now my body is falling apart.
4. Funny, I don’t remember being absent-minded.
5. Funny, I don’t remember being absent-minded.
6. If all is … Read the rest…
This Holiday poem is by my Dad, Alan B. Combs.
This picture pun just started making the rounds. I first saw it on Memebase, but I don’t know where it originated.
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Joe Black submitted the following sci fi shaggy puppy.
Luke Skywalker was trying to convince Master Yoda that he was ready to face the Dark Side, and was begging to be given a Final Test. The Small Green One thought for a moment and said “A trial which undergo you can, but perilous it is. Though not as powerful as the Sith Lords, there is a Corps of Officers of the Empire, who are not wise in the ways of … Read the rest…
This cute little picture pun is making the rounds.