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Daily Prompt: Culture

29 Nov

If Turkish [a character from the film Snatch] were to answer to today’s daily prompt… this is how he might do –>

What do I know about Culture?  I was a happy boxing promoter…

However, I’m not Turkish [neither from the film nor of that descent].  So for me culture could mean many many things…. I’ll try to point out 5 of those, just to fit in MY 5 category.

  1. Agriculture The culture that gives us our “daily bread”
  2. Horticulture This culture gives us flowers, I believe
  3. Yogurt cultures These are the bacteria that are apparently used in making yogurt
  4. Blood culture This one is “…a test that looks for germs such as bacteria or fungi in the blood…” [source]
  5. Culture Shock: [Dictionary meaning]

    noun the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes.


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Daily Prompt: hi-PER-buh-lee

5 Nov

What I get when I google Hyperbole

hyperbole
hʌɪˈpəːbəli/
noun
noun: hyperbole; plural noun: hyperboles
  1. exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
    “he vowed revenge with oaths and hyperboles”
    synonyms: exaggeration, overstatement, magnification, amplification, embroidery, embellishment, overplaying, excess, overkill; More

This is not my post on Hyperbole.  I swear to beejeejus I don’t know what happened, and if I knew what had happened let the lightning strike twice on me and kill me instantly the second time [an example of a hyperbole].

You’ll find my actual post on Hyperbole   HERE   and while you’re at it *Like* it if you must!

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Photo Challenge: Transmogrify

29 Oct

A friend trying to “Transmogrify” into BATMAN!!

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Daily Prompt: Waiting

18 Oct

Things that can happen when you are à la Waiting

ONE:  The waiting becomes longer by the hour/ minute/ second/ micro second/ nano second

TWO:  Time turns into….

T   t i c k t o c k

           I  flipping   t  i  c  k  t  o  c  k

                               M    f     l    i   p   p   i   n   g   t     i     c    k    t     o     c     k

                                                                                                                                                      E  

THREE:  No matter how much you distract yourself, you keep coming back to “waiting”

FOUR:  Anxiety… Agony… Anger…. Aaaaaaargh… Anxiety Again

FIVE:  What you are waiting for may not [always] be “worth the wait”

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Crushing on ‘Promise’

12 Oct

I remember a time when I was obsessed with the word “Promise”.  I woke up one day and just plain out of nowhere felt how beautiful a sound the word “Promise” actually made.  I kept repeating the word over and over again and every time I repeated it, it felt even more beautiful, serene and just out of the world.  The obsession lasted a few days and although I do not feel the same way [at all] now, I still remember the feeling I felt.  I even thought of naming my child [who I’d adopt] Promise.  I used to worry if any other child would be named ‘Promise’ and I couldn’t wait to grow up to adopt a child and name this person ‘Promise’. It was [then] such a beautiful word to just let it be limited to a word, there had to be a person named ‘Promise’.

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And thou shalt be named “Promise”                   PC

I used to daydream a lot about how Promise was going to be.  Some daydreams had Promise as a little girl with chubby cheeks and uncontrollably unmanageable leaving me in a dilemma whether or not to reveal that she was actually adopted.  Other daydreams had Promise as a serious looking boy but very quiet and suspicious and getting mixed in “bad company”.  I couldn’t decide which Promise would be a lesser evil.  I couldn’t decide the right time to tell Promise about being an adopted child.  Oh the pain!

Looking back, I can see how silly I was.  The worst bit of the silliness is that I don’t even know why I liked the word so much.  I can’t relive how I felt then.  ‘Promise’ now is just a word.  It’s kinda like your high school crushes and the what-was-I-thinking feeling you get when/if you see them now [apologies if you’re married to one, I’m sure they’re still the sweethearts]…

Strange how prompts like today’s Promises can bring back memories of a phase [almost] forgotten!

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Look-alikes

8 Nov

Look-alike Celebrities

After seeing Josh Lucas look-alike and his Mila Kunis look-alike girlfriend, it just struck me that there are quite a few celebrities who, I think, look alike. However, my friends have always said I have a ridiculous sense when it comes to who resembles who. You may also begin questioning it soon. However, here’re a few celebrities who resemble.

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Apologies, but I don’t want to name names 😉

funny 5

11 Aug

Laughter is the best medicine. Even if it’s not, what am I supposed to do? Anywhoa, it’s not very easy to crack me up… that’s a warning. However, some jokes I’ve read/ heard in the past have got stuck and I recite these at every opportunity. I’d love to share them with you. Here they are ——>

These 5 JOKES  have always CRACKED ME UP, when I’m down and also when I’m not down.

Jokes No. 1 and 2

I read this in Reader’s Digest a long long back. It’s just got stuck.

Conversation between a Grandma and a little girl (of 4 I guess)

Girl: I know the v-word and the F-word.

Grammy: [trying to hide the shock] So what is it?

Girl: The v-word is vomit.

Grammy: [relieved] What’s the F-word then?

Girl: Frow up.

Isn’t it just awwwwww-some???

…Another one from RD again

A prisoner digging his way out of prison finds himself in a children’s playground. He looks around and is simply happy as a camper. He starts yelling “I’m Free, I’m Free”

A little girl looks at him [puzzled] and says “So what?? I’m four.”

Awwsome again, I know.

Joke No. 3

Powerful motivational-speaker: “Most of  my wonderful years were spent in the arms of a woman who wasn’t my wife…”  The audience gasped. “She was my mom,” he added.

One man in the audience tried to copy this at home.

Man to his wife: “Most of my wonderful years were spent in the arms of a woman who wasn’t my wife…” He forgot the rest. “I can’t remember who it was,” he added.

He didn’t see his wife on the first day. Neither could he see her on the second day nor the third. Finally on the fourth day, he could see his wife through the corner of his swollen-eyes lying on the hospital bed.

Joke No. 4

Q. Why do some people prefer BMW to Chevrolet?

A.  Because they can spell it.

Joke No. 5

Once upon a time, there was a “truth” Mirror. This mirror had magical power. If anyone told a lie while looking into this mirror, that person would vanish into thin air.

One day Kirsten Stewart stood in front of this mirror and said “I think I didn’t cheat on R’Patt.” Poof! She vanished. [don’t we wish]

Next came R’Patt [wow! what luck!!], he said –> “I think I look better than Taylor Lautner”. Poof! He joined his ex.

Then walked in Kim Kardashian, “I think….” Poof!

i DO NOT like adult jokes or is it the “dirty” jokes… If you’ve got one/ two or more…. do share [CLEAN ONES ONLY *puh-leeeeez*].

A.M.Bradley

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