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88. A group of chess enthusiasts were standing in the hotel lobby discussing their recent tournament victories. After about an hour, the manager came out of the office and asked them to leave. "But why," they asked. "Because," he said, "I can''t stand chess-nuts boasting in an open foyer."
989. What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. ~ Confucius. (Do unto others as you would have them do to you. ~ English golden rule.)
65. But then Megan wanted to get everything down on pepper. I just could not bayleaf it. So I left. Anise is when I found out what a nutmeg was. She salted me in the parking lot.
776. If you are depressed you are living in the past.
If you are anxious you are living in the future.
If you are at peace you are living in the present. ~ Lao Tzu.
959. Life is not the way it''s supposed to be. It''s the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference. ~ Unknown.
667. Does "expect the unexpected" make the "unexpected expected"? 668. Why are "wise man" and "wise guy" opposites? And also "overlook" and "oversee" opposites?
886. What''s the difference between mums and dads? Mums work at work and work at home and dads just go to work at work. ~ Answer from a Grade 7 pupil.
The writers of the animated series Bob’s Burgers regularly go through their own kind of mini pun competition in order to craft a series that’s unusually dedicated to puns.
The next time you’re in a heated conversation, be less focused on what you''re about to say and more attentive to what you''re actually responding to. When you spend more time considering what your sparring partner is saying, “you’re deferring your response until you’ve fully heard the other person," Jim Tosone, a technology executive-turned-improv coach who developed the Improv Means Business program, tells Mental Floss. Your retorts may be more accurate, and therefore more successful, when you’re fully engaged with the other person’s thoughts.