When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "Happy." They told me I didn't understand the assignment. I told them they didn't understand life. - John Lennon
I divorced AT&T several years ago because of its abysmal customer service where I live.
Those annoying commercials with the annoying kids serve to reinforce my decision.
"There's no crying in baseball!"
-- Tom Hanks, A League of Their Own
- The Dean Martin Show -
Petula Clark: You know they say you can't buy happiness.
Dean Martin: No but you can pour it..
I think that means they can STOP now. It's gone on way too long.
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.' - Isaac Asimov
I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates, who said, "... I drank what?"
Thanks for the link - hubby and I both chuckled on that one!
Sheldon Cooper: Woman, you're playing with forces beyond your ken
Penny: Yeah, well your Ken can kiss my Barbie.
Parents of child actor hopefuls? They are trying to play off of "Kids Say the Darndest Things", the old Art Linkletter show, but the repetition of a commercial kills any cute aspects.
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. Dorothy Parker, (attributed)
Progressive "rate suckers" that attach themselves by the mouth to a moving car. Just disgusting.
Count your blessings!
When the word "nonprofit" is used as a noun.
It's a ADJECTIVE!! As in: nonprofit group, nonprofit organization, nonprofit facility, etc.
Nonprofit is not a thing, it's a type of thing. It's a descriptive term. Use it as such!
This is becoming more & more common misusage. It's on TV constantly, in the paper, in internet articles. It drives me crazy!! I just want to slap some sense into the people on the commercials & scream "Go back to English class!!!!"
"Success is getting what you want; Happiness is wanting what you get."
Such is the ongoing corruption of the English language.
World English Dictionary
1. another word for non-profit-making
2. an organization that is not intended to make a profit