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Discussion in 'Bass Humor [DB]' started by Joe Taylor, Feb 22, 2002.

  1. Joe Taylor

    Joe Taylor

    Dec 20, 2001
    Tracy CA
    Why English is so hard to learn.
    1. The bandage was wound around the wound.
    2. The farm was used to produce produce.
    3. The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
    4. We must polish the Polish furniture.
    5. He could lead if he would get the lead out, but, he was lead instead.
    6. The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
    7. Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was ti
    me to present the present.
    8. A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
    9. When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
    10. I did not object to the object.
    11. The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
    12. There was a row among the row of oarsmen about how to row.
    13. They were too close to the door to close it.
    14. The buck does funny things when the does are present.
    15. A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
    16. To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
    17. It did wind up that the wind was too strong to wind the sail
    18. After a number of injections my jaw got number.
    19. Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
    20. I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
    21. How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?
  2. Tim Ludlam

    Tim Ludlam

    Dec 19, 1999
    Carmel, IN
    Beautiful........goes in the too much time and your hands category, but enjoyable nonetheless.
  3. Thats why we park on the driveway and drive on the parkway...
  4. rablack


    Mar 9, 2000
    Houston, Texas
    How about

    22. I won't read the red book today, I read it yesterday.

    Definitely too much time on my hands.
  5. bullmoose


    Jun 15, 2001
    Edinburgh, UK
    23. Buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo (buffalo Buffalo buffalo).

    My linguistics expert friend explained that that's actually a correct English sentence ('to buffalo' being a verb of course).

  6. Hey Bull,
    Outside of a zoo, are there any Moose in the UK or for that matter any Buffalo? Just having fun, I loved it.