A sign spotted in a bookstore: “Outside of a dog man’s best friend is a book. Inside of a dog, it is too dark to read.”
The last time I checked the most common street name in the country was Second Street, and the second most common was Third Street and so on for several more numbers. There are several common choices for the principal street, Main is probably the most common. But Main Street must compete with Broad Street, Central Ave, and even First Ave. for downtown honors. Thus, Second comes in first, for once.
In a recent post I asked people to mention their favorite words. It seems for most people anything less than six syllables didn’t make the cut.
Recipe for Elephant Stew from Celia’s Rainbow Garden Cookbook serves 3800.
And, now, a few adult one-liners.
“When a man talks dirty to a woman, it’s sexual harassment. When a woman talks dirty to a man, it’s $3.95 a minute.” — Anon
“Sex relieves tension – love causes it.” — Woody Allen
“There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women. Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible.” — P. J. O’Rourke
“A promiscuous person is a person who is getting more sex than you are.” — Victor Lownes
“My wife is a sex object – every time I ask for sex, she objects.” — Les Dawson
ANNIE’S PSYCHIATRIST: Do you have sex often?
ALVY: Hardly ever. Maybe three times a week.
ANNIE: Constantly! I’d say three times a week.
– Annie Hall (1977)