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  1. She was style and class, had a great jazz voice with an amazing range. She made her husband look good. Was the better talent of the two, but was content to stand (albeit fairly equally) in his shadow. You are right, Joe. She was so much more than that silly Top 40 song. I say silly because Bossa Nova is not even a dance, as the song suggests.
  2. In the confessional with a 14 year-old boy: "Bless me Father, for I have sinned. I have been with a loose girl." The priest asks, "Is that you, Joey Pagino? "Yes, Father, it is." "And who was the girl you were with?" "I can't tell you, Father, I don't want to ruin her reputation." "Well, Joey, I'm sure to find out her name sooner or later, so you may as well tell me now. Was it Tina Minetti?" "I cannot say." "Was it Teresa Mazzarelli?" "I'll never tell." "Was it Nina Capelli?" "I'm sorry Father, but I cannot name her." "Was it Cathy Piriano?" "My lips are sealed, Father." The priest sighs in frustration. "You're very loyal. I admire that. But you've sinned and have to atone. You cannot be an altar boy for the next 4 months. Now, you go and behave yourself." Joey exits the confessional, walks the side aisle and sits down in a pew. His best friend, Frankie, slides over and whispers, "What'd you get?" "A four month vacation and four outstanding leads."
  3. What kind of results can one expect over a year's time, during which various co-workers bring 30 different contagious illnesses with them to work? dog days of summer
  4. Lot of new music for me, Ben. Thanks for sharing your tastes in tunes. 1. Thieves - She & Him 2. Something Good - Alt-J 3. Lafaye - School of Seven Bells 4. We Fall Together - Streetlight Manifesto 5. Halfway Home - TV On The Radio 6. Rye Whiskey - Punch Brothers (served, no doubt, in an Irish pub ) 7. Vacation Vacation - U.S. Royalty 8. Lonesome - Dr. Dog 9. Old Number Seven - Devil Makes Three 10. The Golden Age - The Astroids Galaxy Tour :pianist: :sing1: :guitar:
  5. Top Ten Reasons To Go To Disneyland 10. The burgers are cheaper than TGIFriday's 9. Goofy may grab your ass, which will result in a lawsuit, leading to a lifetime of free passes. 8. To prove to yourself how much it sucks compared to Disney World 7. Three words: Big F***ing Mouse! 6. Where else could a family of four spend 600 bucks to have a day of fun? 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.
  6. Top Ten New Careers For Alex Rodriguez 10. Lumberjack 9. Dog Walker 8. Politician (he already knows how to lie) 7. Gigolo 6. Crash Test Dummy 5. George Costanza's gopher 4. Aaron Hernandez's pool boy 3. Lance Armstrong's PR manager 2. 1.
  7. Because you were drinking rye whiskey in an Irish pub? :haveabeer:
  8. I was going to guess drinking rye whiskey in an Irish pub - but that's thematic in only about two thirds of your songs. :haveabeer: 1. As Long As There Is Whiskey - Murder By Death 2. Little Wing - Derek and the Dominoes (This version without Bobby Whitlock is sudsless dishwater) 3. You Can't Always Get What You Want - Rolling Stones 4. One Big Holiday - The Morning Jacket 5. Soul Sacrifice - Santana 6. Teach Your Children - CSN&Y 7. Me and the Moon - Gaelic Storm 8. Black River Killer - Blitzen Trapper 9. Learning To Fly - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 10. On The Road Again - Willie Good listen!
  9. Great news, Lucky. Understand that Sammy has been engaged in glaucoma herbal preventative therapy for many years now. And while he CAN see just fine, he sometimes has a little difficulty knowing exactly what it is he is looking at.
  10. Got room for more votes? 1. Rock Me On The Water - Jackson Browne "I'll get down to the sea, somehow" 2. Lady (Put The Light On Me) - Brownsville Station 3. Never Ending Song of Love - Delaney and Bonnie 4. Grey Day (Pt 1 & 2) - Jesse Colin Young 5. Hypnotized - Fleetwood Mac 6. Help Is On Its Way - Little River Band 7. Lovely To See You - Moody Blues 8. Out in the Woods - Leon Russell 9. Rose Of Cimarron - Poco 10. Ramblin’ - Marshall Tucker Band The playlist kept me compant on the computer last night, Lucky. Was very enjoyable! Hope the eyes are fine.
  11. Understand that 'moshing' will be replaced by 'ramping' - as in handicap.
  12. Top Ten Most Intriguing Item You Just Pulled Out Of Your Pocket 10. A key that fits who-knows-what? 9. Dead parakeet 8. Melted condom that's been in my wallet all Summer. 7. Oatmeal....(at least, I think it's oatmeal.) 6. Dryer sheet 5. Some other guy's wallet 4. A Canadian dime 3. A picture of Anthony Weiner 2. 1.
  13. Top 10 More Interesting Names for the Royal Baby: 10. Iggy I 9. Anfernee 8. McRoyale 7. Damian 6. Finster 5. Henry the IX 4. Rogers Nelson 3. Prince Bennie of Hill 2. Poofter 1. If they were smart, they'd have named him 'King' ___________________________ Top Ten Most Intriguing Item You Just Pulled Out Of Your Pocket 10. A key that fits who-knows-what? 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.
  14. Humor. Creating laughter for over 835 years.
  15. What is the official Carnival Cruise Line policy concerning passenger barfing? Went yard on that one!
  16. Poetry is an engine of fine efficiency designed to transfer emotions to the partaker by a lilt of tone, a formulation of sounds and by portraits produced through placement of syllables. Poetry illustrates itself within each reading by touching the eyes, ears and emotions at the speed of sight; with an effective range between the seismic force of blunt profundity and the power in a single tear falling to the ground. Whether exposing the commonality of the unanswerable angst of youth or subtle submission of an aged warrior, themes in poetry explore the possibilities found in the spectrum that is the human spirit. The poet, sensitive to this task, must ultimately craft with thankfulness and strength of character in acknowledgement for the gift they have been blessed to receive. Which is the greater dynamic; a vacuum or that available to fill it, the road or its traffic, heartache or love, the reason for conflict or its benign resolution? I am engaged with some Source that focuses my heart through my hands in response to my questioning, “Who am I?” A poem read only once is a poem merely trifled with and left to die of loneliness. To be truly at peace, one must be free No slave ever spent a day during which A war was not waged Two people starting war seems Too few. Two parties needed To sign peace terms seems Too many.
  17. Looks like I'm sliding in on the back side of this one (not that anyone's ever complained about that before.) So, I hope you had a great birthday. Go like my FB page - Digital Image Cafe. You'll learn a lot about photography there.
  18. What is up with that? Are we really that much smarter than the super-villans? I'm old enough to have watched the George Reeves-as-Supie series in first run. Even as a 5-year old kid I used to think, why is the bad guy's first move upon confronting Superman always to pull out a revolver and shoot ricocheting bullets off his chest? It was as if, 'His flesh hasn't been pierced in the previous 15 episodes by all those other bad guys, but by golly, I've got a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson! He's going down!' It was like there was a special effects gun ricochet contract that had to be fulfilled each week.
  19. Top 10 Things You Would Change if You Were Commissioner of Major League Baseball 10. Accused steroid users, are required to do 100 pushups and then take a bong hit before going to bat. 9. As a nod to the success of MMA, have scantily clad young ladies walk the base paths holding cards over their heads denoting the inning. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.
  20. What are the complete lyrics to the Bedouin National Anthem? Batteries included
  21. What can be the ultimate painful outcome for a boy after taking a whizz? Parmesan cheese
  22. The Top Ten Ways To Cool-Off In The Summer 10-Go pant-less. 9-Keep a 6 pack of ice cold beer in your pants, that is if you decide not to follow #10. 8-Air-conditioned movie theatre (but again, DO NOT FOLLOW #10) 7- Pant (Works for dogs, don't it?) 6- 5- 4- 3- 2- 1-
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