Crazy English Memes, Part II
FYI, these all came out of my brain, but I no longer recall how they got into my brain in the first place. I’ve been told the one about getting in, rather than on, an airplane originated with George Carlin. Maybe I heard him many years ago and it stuck, but I don’t recall. As far as I know that was my own thought. In other words, if some of these sound plagiarized, I’m not being dishonest, I just have a bad memory.
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Why is a caregiver the same as a caretaker? ENGLISH…
She asked if I wanted a hot cup of coffee. I said, “No, I want a cup of hot coffee.”
Why do we park on a driveway and drive on a parkway? ENGLISH…
Why do we play at a recital and recite at a play? ENGLISH…
Why do we ship things in cars and send cargo by ship? ENGLISH…
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Don’t forget Jerry Seinfeld’s “what’s up with ovaltine? The Jarvis round, the. Cup it round. They should call it Roundtine.” On second thought, that’s not the same at all….never mind.
It still makes me laugh, though, Jason.
Yes, I noticed that you stole one of mine already…
Nah. That’s an old one–play at a recital?
Why is a boxing ring round? How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, but a wise man and a wise guy are opposites? Why does quicksand works slowly?
I may have to steal these, G.N.
Boxing rings are square.
I’m sure that’s what GN meant to say, Will. 🙂
Yeah, that’s what I meant! Sorry. 🙂