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    From George Pope@1:153/757 to Daryl Stout on Wed May 24 15:56:20 2023
    Cinco De Mayo...where an empty jar of mayonnaise is in the sink. <G>
    I thought it was the day that the big shipment of mayonnaise sunk on
    the way to Mexico. They really liked mayo back then and decided to
    commemorate the day.
    I guess the jars weren't water tight. Or it was a choice between
    may or naise??

    I'm not sure why the French were even in Mexico in the first place; I had thought the USA & Spain were at war to steal it from the natives?

    France already helped USA become a country, so then they decide to fight them instead of being an ally?

    I hate mayo -- too bland -- I only use Miracle Whip or the no-name whipped salad dressing equivalent. . .

    at McD's I have to ask for McChicken sauce instead of mayo to get Miracle Whip type spread; at A&W it's "Teen Sauce"; no idea if Burger King has a Miracle Whip option. . . I rarely go there anyway -- only when they have chicken nuggets 10/$2 (& these are not all-white meat like McD's ruined theirs); last time I bought 50 nuggets to bring home for the family to enjoy!

    oops, funny. . .

    Q: What did the vegan say when they ate a plant based chicken nugget? A: No harm because no fowl

    Q: There were 30 students but only 28 chicken nuggets. How many kids didnĂt get any nuggets?
    A: Eight. Why? Because only twenty ate chicken nuggets.

    Q: What's inside a chicken nugget?
    A: Nug guts

    My toddler asked me to give her chicken nuggets a checkup. After giving all the nuggets a medical exam I realized my toddler was asking for ketchup.

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  • From Daryl Stout@1:2320/33 to George Pope on Fri Jun 16 03:55:00 2023
    George,

    I'm not sure why the French were even in Mexico in the first place; I
    had thought the USA & Spain were at war to steal it from the natives?

    No telling. But every empire, etc. seems greedy for more territory.

    I hate mayo -- too bland -- I only use Miracle Whip or the no-name
    whipped salad dressing equivalent. . .

    I love the Miracle Whip commercials. This guy was talking to this woman
    on the phone, as she was to come over for a visit. When he admitted "I'm
    out of Miracle Whip"....<CLICK!>. <G>

    at McD's I have to ask for McChicken sauce instead of mayo to get
    Miracle Whip type spread; at A&W it's "Teen Sauce"; no idea if Burger King has a Miracle Whip option. . . I rarely go there anyway -- only
    when they have chicken nuggets 10/$2 (& these are not all-white meat like McD's ruined theirs); last time I bought 50 nuggets to bring home for the family to enjoy!

    I love the mayonnaise that Burger King uses, plus their burgers aren't
    swimming in grease (they're flame broiled).

    Q: What did the vegan say when they ate a plant based chicken nugget?
    A: No harm because no fowl

    He was all clucked up.

    Q: There were 30 students but only 28 chicken nuggets. How many kids didnĂt get any nuggets? A: Eight. Why? Because only twenty ate chicken nuggets.

    Did you ever see Jeff Dunham's feud with Peanut, where Peanut could not
    access their home wi-fi?? Search for "Jeff Dunham Peanut Password Panic"
    on YouTube.

    Q: What's inside a chicken nugget?
    A: Nug guts

    Appetite killer. :P

    My toddler asked me to give her chicken nuggets a checkup. After giving all the nuggets a medical exam I realized my toddler was asking for ketchup.

    Best thing to dip those in.

    Daryl

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  • From George Pope@1:153/757 to Daryl Stout on Mon Jul 10 11:27:50 2023
    George,
    I'm not sure why the French were even in Mexico in the first place; I
    had thought the USA & Spain were at war to steal it from the natives?
    No telling. But every empire, etc. seems greedy for more territory.

    Tru dat!

    Ridiculous!

    I hate mayo -- too bland -- I only use Miracle Whip or the no-name
    whipped salad dressing equivalent. . .
    I love the Miracle Whip commercials. This guy was talking to this woman
    on the phone, as she was to come over for a visit. When he admitted "I'm
    out of Miracle Whip"....<CLICK!>. <G>

    Kraft is dong a similar kind of thing for Kraft peanut butter -- Girl has whirlwind romance with French man of her dreams -- he finally brings her to his home, after a fancy wedding, & she asks, "Honey, where is the Kraft peanut butter?" & he replies, "What is Kraft peanut butter" & the next scene has her on a plane alone, going back to America.

    My wife & I hope she suffers loneliness for life & that no man will find her worthy for a myriad of nitpicky reasons.

    To end your dream marriage over such stupidity -- stupid ad.

    My toddler asked me to give her chicken nuggets a checkup. After giving
    all the nuggets a medical exam I realized my toddler was asking for
    ketchup.
    Best thing to dip those in.

    No thanks -- I'm not a big fan of tomato spit.

    Best dip I've found at McDs is Big Mac sauce (I started with Mozza sauce at A&W when I worked there, & got hooked on the unique & less sugary flavour combination); Mac sauce is close enough But they've recently come up with a habanero pepper dipping sauce that I like. . .

    I don't do McD';s too often. Rarely I'll pop in & have a medium fry with a dish of McChicken sauce(Miracle Whip) & a giant cup (biggest they'll give me) of ice water. . . (gotta dilute all the crud they add in); I order unsalted, so the fries come out hot & fresh, & actually taste like fried potatoes, but there's still something going on, in that their fries don't rot.


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  • From Daryl Stout@1:2320/33 to George Pope on Mon Jul 10 15:59:00 2023
    George,

    No telling. But every empire, etc. seems greedy for more territory.

    Tru dat!

    Ridiculous!

    Like nymphomaniacs...never satisfied.

    Kraft is doing a similar kind of thing for Kraft peanut butter -- Girl
    has whirlwind romance with French man of her dreams -- he finally
    brings her to his home, after a fancy wedding, & she asks, "Honey,
    where is the Kraft peanut butter?" & he replies, "What is Kraft peanut butter" & the next scene has her on a plane alone, going back to
    America.

    LOL!! I was aware of Jif Peanut Butter, but not Kraft.

    My wife & I hope she suffers loneliness for life & that no man will
    find her worthy for a myriad of nitpicky reasons.

    I have to wonder who these idiots are who create most of the commercials nowadays.

    To end your dream marriage over such stupidity -- stupid ad.

    Divorce is a vow tied with a slipknot. Folks who are wanting "a perfect marriage/relationship" in this life will never find it.

    No thanks -- I'm not a big fan of tomato spit.

    The BBQ sauce I ordered from Slim Chickens burned the dickens out of
    my lips and tongue, and I wasn't a fan out of the other dipping sauces
    that they had. I went through a half gallon of Kool-Aid to cool the
    inferno. Tomatoes are good anti-oxidants, if I remember right.

    That reminds me of the commercial with a weiner dog, saying "Oh, antioxidants are good for me!! I thought you said anti-dachsunds". <G>

    And, I saw a meme with a man and a dachshund at a tavern bar...with
    a martini of sorts next to them (I guess the dacshunds' was a weenie
    martini with toilet water. <G>). The man said "Bond. James Bond"...
    and the doxie replied "Hund. Dachs Hund". <G>

    Best dip I've found at McDs is Big Mac sauce (I started with Mozza
    sauce at A&W when I worked there, & got hooked on the unique & less
    sugary flavour combination); Mac sauce is close enough But they've recently come up with a habanero pepper dipping sauce that I like. . .

    I have to watch the tomato sauce, as it can set off my acid reflux.
    Yet, I love Italian food...but I only care for Italian or American
    cuisine. However, with cost, I only order out once a month. I can't
    see or understand how my brother can afford to eat out every day.

    I don't do McD';s too often. Rarely I'll pop in & have a medium fry
    with a dish of McChicken sauce(Miracle Whip) & a giant cup (biggest they'll give me) of ice water. . . (gotta dilute all the crud they add in); I order unsalted, so the fries come out hot & fresh, & actually
    taste like fried potatoes, but there's still something going on, in
    that their fries don't rot.

    IMO, McDonald's french fries are the best, compared to Burger King and Wendy's. For breakfast, I prefer the sausage egg McMuffin, with the hash browns...and the cheeseburgers for lunch.

    Otherwise, I'll order from Burger King for the "Family Bundle" with
    3 Whoppers, 3 cheeseburgers, and 3 french fries, for $20, via Grubhub.
    Being a "Lyft Pink" member (paying $10 extra a month for Lyft), I get
    free delivery for the Grubhub orders.

    Lyft Pink gets me a 5% discount on rides, priority pickup, and if I
    have to cancel a ride (the vehicle was a pickup truck or SUV with such
    high ground clearance, that is as tall as my groin, and I can't step
    into it), they pick up the $5 cancellation fee (3 times a month), and
    if I book a new ride within 10 minutes, they give me $5 off of that.

    Lately though, I just use Lyft to the Post Office Box twice a month,
    and to Great Clips 4 times a year. For the medical appointments, my HMO provides transportation, with 4 business days advance notice.

    With other bills, I may only do 6 months of the Post Office Box, or
    let it go. Then, it's a PITA to notify all the businesses, etc. of
    the address change...and I run the risk of folks stealing stuff out
    of the mailbox...that's why I got the P.O. Box in the first place.

    Daryl

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  • From George Pope@1:153/757 to Daryl Stout on Wed Jul 12 16:09:00 2023
    George,
    No telling. But every empire, etc. seems greedy for more territory.
    Tru dat!
    Ridiculous!
    Like nymphomaniacs...never satisfied.

    But nymphos serve a purpose in the cosmos. . .

    Them's who need that(quick, easy sex), got access to it easily enough without having to resort to worse moral crimes. .

    I don't judge; if asked, I tell the truth about where I stand on any moral issue & why I do. If not asked, not my business, as my mama & papa taught me some things are. . . (frustrated my childhood self to no end, because I was the "I Want to Know" kid -- I read the Encyclopedia Britannica & O.E.D.(abridged classroom edition) just for fun & lots of mini encyclopedias & the entire set of "I Want To Know About" kid's science encyclopedia set my mom bought me in an attempt to satiate my questing mind.

    But as an adult, looking around at how the media &c don't get -- I realise, now, MYOB is an important concept for all to take to heart. What does Celeb X or Y look like nude? Unless they're presenting it to you, it's none o' your business, so stop hacking shit to see it!

    So many TV shows, magazines, & websites devoted to digging into private business & making it public. . . sickening -- who damned CARES who is jumping who? If you're trying to date them, they'll tell you if they're otherwise occupied. If you're sitting at home eating cereal and baloney sandwiches, watching your programs, shut it down, Nosy Nora (or Ned)

    Jeeze! So much perfectly good tv airtime blown to waste by this garbage! No wonder I can't find anything to watch 95% of the time I look!

    Anything I say about celebs is generally made up and just an attempt to be funny. . .

    Q: Who was the only celebrity with four body parts in his name? A: Tony Hancock

    Q: Why are celebrities so cool?
    A: They have many fans.

    Q: What do you call a situation where two celebrities are fighting? A: Star Wars

    Kraft is doing a similar kind of thing for Kraft peanut butter -- Girl
    has whirlwind romance with French man of her dreams -- he finally
    brings her to his home, after a fancy wedding, & she asks, "Honey,
    where is the Kraft peanut butter?" & he replies, "What is Kraft peanut
    butter" & the next scene has her on a plane alone, going back to
    America.
    LOL!! I was aware of Jif Peanut Butter, but not Kraft.

    Was it Jif? If people can pronounce GIF as Jif, I guess I can pronounce Jif as Kraft *LOL*

    [Groan warning; this is bad, even for me!] Q: What do you get when you eat too much peanut butter? A: ReeseĂs feces

    I would like to share you this joke about peanut butter but I wonĂt. Because you might spread it.

    My wife & I hope she suffers loneliness for life & that no man will
    find her worthy for a myriad of nitpicky reasons.
    I have to wonder who these idiots are who create most of the commercials nowadays.

    I agree & these ads on my phone seem designed especially to aggravate me & make me associate the product with hate & anger. (stupid music that explodes out of my phone at top volume, when I had it down to 1); Way back I boycotted a brand of bottled iced tea because the ads annoyed me so much. I doubt I made any difference, but I had to do my bit. .

    To end your dream marriage over such stupidity -- stupid ad.
    Divorce is a vow tied with a slipknot. Folks who are wanting "a perfect marriage/relationship" in this life will never find it.

    It's all about being in love and making a mutual commitment (it's about the vows -- you make these solemn promises in front of friends, family of both, AND God, to show how serious you're being.)

    I'm with that Jewish radio therapist who says divorce is acceptable only for the "3 As": Abuse, Abandonment, & Addiction. My argument in these cases is you are not breaking the marriage, you are merely acknowledging that the contract is broken already by the other, then getting on with your life.

    Marriage between man & woman is not a true covenant in this world: it's just a contract held together by mutual commitment to vows. But if you aim higher, you achieve higher -- lots of young couples are today looking to understand covenantal marriage, & I hope they do understands it & it helps them hold together love for life.

    My promise to my wife wasn't just to not leave & to not fool around, it was to do my part to keep us both satisfied with being married. Her, too. . . :)

    No thanks -- I'm not a big fan of tomato spit.
    The BBQ sauce I ordered from Slim Chickens burned the dickens out of
    my lips and tongue, and I wasn't a fan out of the other dipping sauces
    that they had. I went through a half gallon of Kool-Aid to cool the
    inferno.

    Kool-Aid is a bad response to hot peppers, as it's mainly water -- you want dairy -- ideal is buttermilk, followed drinkable yoghurt, then by whole milk, the milk of any kind.

    Tomatoes are good anti-oxidants, if I remember right.
    That reminds me of the commercial with a weiner dog, saying "Oh,
    antioxidants are good for me!! I thought you said anti-dachsunds". <G>

    That's a stretch, I think. . . It'd work if the Doxy was an Ox-dog Chimera (Ox- Dachshund, so anti-Ox-Dachshund)

    And, I saw a meme with a man and a dachshund at a tavern bar...with
    a martini of sorts next to them (I guess the dacshunds' was a weenie
    martini with toilet water. <G>). The man said "Bond. James Bond"...
    and the doxie replied "Hund. Dachs Hund". <G>

    Q: Why did the cowboy adopt a Dachshund? A: He wanted to get a long little doggie

    Q: You know whatĂs best about owning both a dachshund and a convertible? A: You can ride around topless with your wiener out.

    The mother dachshund & her 11 pups were curled up on the electric blanket. I mentioned to my wife: Looks like we have a 12-pack of hot dogs on the bed.

    cuisine. However, with cost, I only order out once a month. I can't
    see or understand how my brother can afford to eat out every day.

    Everybody prioritizes to suit themselves. I used to smoke so certainly ate a lot unhealthier with what little money that left me for groceries. . .

    In that case I had unknowingly turned over my option to prioritize spending to the addiction, which was NOT on my side!

    IMO, McDonald's french fries are the best, compared to Burger King and Wendy's. For breakfast, I prefer the sausage egg McMuffin, with the hash browns...and the cheeseburgers for lunch.

    For breakfast, I used t get the egg McMuffin, no meat, substitute extra egg, & add slivered onion, leaf ;lettuce, & tomato - for a crunchy veggie egg sandwich
    -- tasty & healthy.

    Now I'm more going for the Chicken McGriddle, add an egg, add leaf lettuce, add tomato, & 2-3 hashed browns (then I love!)

    I far prefer Tim Horton's for breakfast; I get: wrap containing:
    2 eggs
    2 cheese
    chopped lettuce
    half portion mint-cilantro sauce
    hashed brown (McD style)

    Nice & meaty & crunchy, two of my fast food breakfast food groups Then, to make it a combo, I get a double chocolate doughnut (chocolate ring doughnut with chocolate icing on top), & a mocha latte, extra shot or two of espresso,& there's my 4 food groups covered!

    Lyft Pink gets me a 5% discount on rides, priority pickup, and if I
    have to cancel a ride (the vehicle was a pickup truck or SUV with such
    high ground clearance, that is as tall as my groin, and I can't step
    into it), they pick up the $5 cancellation fee (3 times a month), and
    if I book a new ride within 10 minutes, they give me $5 off of that.

    Do you get both? The $5 dropped(thus the last ride's call-out never happened, plus another $5 off the new ride?) & then $5 off the next ride, or it just gets transferred over & you pay the minimum pickup fee for the first?

    I really thought becoming a Lyft driver would be worthwhileÓ But I have nothing to chauffeur it.

    Contactless Delivery: is that when the OB/GYN puts the mother-to-be at the end of the table, with a pillow below & tells her to push, while he tries to use telekinesis to help her?

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  • From Daryl Stout@1:2320/33 to George Pope on Thu Jul 13 18:54:00 2023
    George,

    Was it Jif? If people can pronounce GIF as Jif, I guess I can pronounce Jif as Kraft *LOL*

    Actually, CompuServe created the GIF format...then things spun off from there.

    [Groan warning; this is bad, even for me!] Q: What do you get when you
    eat too much peanut butter? A: ReeseĂs feces

    It's the same color. :P

    I would like to share you this joke about peanut butter but I won't. Because you might spread it.

    I haven't had peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in a long time. Several years ago, I was taking part in an amateur radio special event station at
    the local National Weather Service. This husband and wife were doing the
    high frequency (HF) bands, and I was working the VoIP mode of Echolink.
    One ham had the callsign suffix of PBJ -- and he said it stood for "peanut butter and jelly". The wife of the couple team busted a gut laughing!! <G>

    I rarely eat chocolate anymore for the caffeine, although I like the
    dark chocolate cookies, similar to Oreos. When told to delete my cookies,
    I ate another Oreo. When told to toss my cookies, I put them in a Ziploc.

    I went to the urologist today, and saw a cute female nurse practitioner
    who "worked the front and back". <G> I think of 2 memes along this line:

    1) A guy is sitting on the exam table, with C-Clamps around his hips,
    holding his butt cheeks together. The doctor notes "Patient is reluctant
    to have his prostate checked".

    2) A frail old man is on the table in the exam room, and the doctor
    walks in, with his fingers swollen. He slammed his hand in the car
    door before coming to work, and he apologized for being late to do the
    prostate check. I think I want to reschedule. <G>

    Way back I boycotted a brand of bottled iced tea because the ads
    annoyed me so much. I doubt I made any difference, but I had to do my bit. .

    I quit drinking tea, because 2 years ago, I was drinking a half gallon
    of diet green tea citrus a day, as a diuretic. The problem was that the caffeine shot my heart rate up to 155, and put me in the hospital twice
    in a month, with atrial flutter...which evolved into congestive heart
    failure. I had successful cardiac ablation surgery last August...it got
    rid of the erratic heart beat, I was taken off the heart rate medication
    after the surgery, and as soon as I finished the Eliquis (blood thinner),
    I was taken off of that.

    The problem now is that I'm on Lasix to prevent fluid building up
    around my heart and elsewhere...and (this may be TMI), the "you use
    it or lose it" is valid. But, I'm not wanting implants, etc. -- never
    mind "the little blue pill is expensive".

    On that line, ventriloquist Jeff Dunham was asking Walter about his
    "love life", and he asked "Ever thought about taking one of those little
    blue pills??". Walter replied "Cyanide?? I do, actually". <G>

    It's all about being in love and making a mutual commitment (it's about the vows -- you make these solemn promises in front of friends, family
    of both, AND God, to show how serious you're being.)

    I've given up on relationships...although it's a bear to go through all
    of this suffering in so many ways alone. I don't get company, and except
    for the messages on the BBS, my ham radio traffic nets, and updating the website for square dancing, I'm isolated...and if I lose the computer, internet, and cellphone, I'm cut off from the outside world.

    Another problem is that many clinics will NOT let you use either public transportation, or even a medical transportation service, to their clinic
    where you're undergoing a procedure requiring sedation (EGD (upper GI), colonoscopy, etc.). You have to have a driver that'll sit there and wait
    for you. The thing is, if you have no family to speak of, and all of your friends work during the day and have family of their own...that leaves you without transportation...and you basically can't get the procedure done.

    I'm with that Jewish radio therapist who says divorce is acceptable
    only for the "3 As": Abuse, Abandonment, & Addiction. My argument in these cases is you are not breaking the marriage, you are merely acknowledging that the contract is broken already by the other, then getting on with your life.

    The only Scriptural reasons for a Christian to seek divorce, are abuse, desertion, and infidelity.

    Marriage between man & woman is not a true covenant in this world: it's just a contract held together by mutual commitment to vows. But if you aim higher, you achieve higher -- lots of young couples are today
    looking to understand covenantal marriage, & I hope they do
    understands it & it helps them hold together love for life.

    There was a joke that in Old Testament times, if the wife burned the
    toast, the man could get a writ of divorce.

    My promise to my wife wasn't just to not leave & to not fool around, it was to do my part to keep us both satisfied with being married. Her,
    too. . . :)

    Janice and I had the trust and commitment with each other...so that even
    if someone of the opposite sex gave us a hug or a kiss...while we'd razz
    the daylights out of each other <G>, we knew which side the bread was
    buttered on. Or as the country song noted "I've got all the love a man
    could want, waiting for me at home".

    Kool-Aid is a bad response to hot peppers, as it's mainly water -- you want dairy -- ideal is buttermilk, followed drinkable yoghurt, then by whole milk, the milk of any kind.

    I haven't had dairy products in ages. The one thing with the Kool-Aid
    that I mix up is that I haven't had a single kidney stone in 3 1/2 years.

    Q: Why did the cowboy adopt a Dachshund? A: He wanted to get a long
    little doggie

    Or the classic commercial from Sprint cellphones. The guy had such
    noisy phone lines with his current carrier...he ordered a hundred oxen;
    he got sent a hundred dachshund. Weiner dog stampede!! <G>

    Q: You know what's best about owning both a dachshund and a
    convertible? A: You can ride around topless with your wiener out.

    I saw a meme of this birthday card for a woman, noting "For your birthday,
    I thought you'd like to see a good looking man, with a nice weiner".

    There's a handsome man, with a good looking dachshund, who says "You
    look wonderful today". <G>

    Two other dachshund birthday cards...

    1) Have a happy birthday...or I'll pee behind the sofa!! <G>

    2) Go ahead. Squirt me with mustard. I deserve it. I forgot your birthday. :P

    The mother dachshund & her 11 pups were curled up on the electric
    blanket. I mentioned to my wife: Looks like we have a 12-pack of hot
    dogs on the bed.

    Yep.

    Everybody prioritizes to suit themselves. I used to smoke so certainly
    ate a lot unhealthier with what little money that left me for
    groceries. . .

    The only things I want smoking or steaming is the food on the plate...
    such as sizzlin' fajitas at Applebee's. I mentioned this at my cardiologist recently, and this young black nurse grinned, and said "That's what I'M
    talkin' about!!" <G>

    For breakfast, I used t get the egg McMuffin, no meat, substitute extra egg, & add slivered onion, leaf ;lettuce, & tomato - for a crunchy
    veggie egg sandwich -- tasty & healthy.

    I saw where they were giving away french fries on July 13, National Fry
    Day. I didn't even bother with it.

    I far prefer Tim Horton's for breakfast; I get: wrap containing:

    Is that a restaurant chain??

    Do you get both? The $5 dropped(thus the last ride's call-out never happened, plus another $5 off the new ride?) & then $5 off the next
    ride, or it just gets transferred over & you pay the minimum pickup fee for the first?

    They pay the $5 cancellation fee, then take $5 off the new ride, if I
    book it within 10 minutes. I've told them to NOT pair me with a driver
    that has a high ground clearance (i.e. pickup trucks or tall SUV's).

    I really thought becoming a Lyft driver would be worthwhile, But I have nothing to chauffeur it.

    They are better than Uber, IMO.

    Contactless Delivery: is that when the OB/GYN puts the mother-to-be at
    the end of the table, with a pillow below & tells her to push, while
    he tries to use telekinesis to help her?

    Sounds like we gave birth to a new phenomenon. <G>

    Daryl

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  • From George Pope@1:153/757 to Daryl Stout on Fri Aug 11 10:03:26 2023
    George,
    Was it Jif? If people can pronounce GIF as Jif, I guess I can pronounce
    Jif as Kraft *LOL*
    Actually, CompuServe created the GIF format...then things spun off from there.

    I'm just going by normal English rules for an acronym (new word formed by initial letters like Graphic Interchange Format=GIF); gi is = ji-, so jif is the correct English pronunciation just like Linux shuls sound like Linus in whatever language you're saying it in -- in the original Norwegian, the creator, whose names was pronounced Leenis, pronounced it Leeniks.

    So these self-styled tech geeks who pronounce it linniks are just plain wrong.

    [Groan warning; this is bad, even for me!] Q: What do you get when you
    eat too much peanut butter? A: Reese+s feces
    It's the same color. :P

    Close enough, unless you taste both, I'm sure. . .

    I haven't had peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in a long time. Several

    Same. I like to put crunchy peanut butter & strawberry preserves(like jam, but with big chunks of fruit in it) on a toasted bagel on occasion.

    1) A guy is sitting on the exam table, with C-Clamps around his hips,
    holding his butt cheeks together. The doctor notes "Patient is reluctant
    to have his prostate checked".

    Like the best birth control pill is an aspirin, held tightly between the knees!

    2) A frail old man is on the table in the exam room, and the doctor
    walks in, with his fingers swollen. He slammed his hand in the car
    door before coming to work, and he apologized for being late to do the prostate check. I think I want to reschedule. <G>

    No kidding!


    colonoscopy, etc.). You have to have a driver that'll sit there and wait
    for you. The thing is, if you have no family to speak of, and all of your friends work during the day and have family of their own...that leaves you without transportation...and you basically can't get the procedure done.

    Contact a local seniors' centre & ask if they have any volunteers for medical drivers. That's what I did when I was single. . .

    I'm with that Jewish radio therapist who says divorce is acceptable
    only for the "3 As": Abuse, Abandonment, & Addiction. My argument in
    these cases is you are not breaking the marriage, you are merely
    acknowledging that the contract is broken already by the other, then
    getting on with your life.
    The only Scriptural reasons for a Christian to seek divorce, are abuse, desertion, and infidelity.

    I see the Christian view as the married couple are like one body; if the one part is hurting the rest(physically or morally), cut it off.

    There was a joke that in Old Testament times, if the wife burned the
    toast, the man could get a writ of divorce.

    Bad joke, as it never was that way -- God was careful to say no to divorce,Period!

    The way I see it is if we give in to getting a divorce, God can divorce us for the same types of reasons, & that means you're suddenly on the outside, even if you've done everything right thus far to be in His good graces.

    I haven't had dairy products in ages. The one thing with the Kool-Aid
    that I mix up is that I haven't had a single kidney stone in 3 1/2 years.

    Yup, Kool-Aid = sugar = crystals, which is what makes stones.

    I learned to not drink those Emergen-C effervescing tablets, as they make a nice bubbly vitamin drink that tastes like OJ, but those effervescing components are minerals -- what makes stones? One summer, I was peeing out 5- 10 pea-sized stones a DAY!!! I quit the Vitamin-C drinks & was fine..

    The only things I want smoking or steaming is the food on the plate...
    such as sizzlin' fajitas at Applebee's. I mentioned this at my cardiologist recently, and this young black nurse grinned, and said "That's what I'M talkin' about!!" <G>

    Yup, nothing but sizzling BBQ for me, too, now!

    I saw where they were giving away french fries on July 13, National Fry
    Day. I didn't even bother with it.

    Same, nor July 11 (7/11) Free Slurpee Day. (you get a 7.11fl.oz. Slurpee cup's worth)

    I far prefer Tim Horton's for breakfast; I get: wrap containing:
    Is that a restaurant chain??

    Yup, big Canadian one, started by the eponymous award winning NHL goalie. Now owned by Burger King Canada.

    It's similar to your Dunkin' Donuts, I'm to understand.

    ... Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Naked.

    Well, depends what she looks like & if she's driving me somewhere. . .

    Organic Air Bag protection.

    If she's bra-less you can test the AC, too. . .

    --- BBBS/Li6 v4.10 Toy-6
    * Origin: The Rusty MailBox - Penticton, BC Canada (1:153/757)