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Aphorism.....

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Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 25 Jun 2014 08:11



Aphorism - a short, pointed sentence that expresses a wise or clever observation or a general truth?).
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> 1. The nicest thing about the future is that it always starts tomorrow.
> 2. Money will buy a fine dog but only kindness will make him wag his tail.
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> 3. If you don't have a sense of humour you probably don't have any sense at all.
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> 4. Seat belts are not as confining as wheelchairs.
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> 5. A good time to keep your mouth shut is when you're in deep water.
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> 6. How come it takes so little time for a child who is afraid of the dark to become a teenager who wants to stay out all night?
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> 7. Business conventions are important because they demonstrate how many people a company can operate without.
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> 8. Why is it that at class reunions you feel younger than everyone else looks?
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> 9. Stroke a cat and you will have a permanent job.
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> 10. No one has more driving ambition than the teenage boy who wants to buy a car.
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> 11. There are no new sins; the old ones just get more publicity.
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> 12. There are worse things than getting a call for a wrong number at 4 a.m. - for example, it could be the right number.
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> 13. No one ever says "It's only a game" when their team is winning.
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> 14. I've reached the age where 'happy hour' is a nap
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> 15. Be careful about reading the fine print there's no way you're going to like it.
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> 16. The trouble with bucket seats is that not everybody has the same size bucket.
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> 17. Do you realise that, in about 40 years, we'll have thousands of old ladies running around with tattoos?
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> 18. Money can't buy happiness but somehow it's more comfortable to cry in a RollsRoyce than in a Ford.
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> 19. After 60, if you don't wake up aching in every joint, you're probably dead.
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> 20. Always be yourself because the people that matter don't mind and the ones that mind don't matter.
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> 21. Life isn't tied with a bow but it's still a gift.
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> And REMEMBER....
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> "POLITICIANS AND NAPPIES SHOULD BE CHANGED OFTEN AND FOR THE SAME REASON"


:-D

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 25 Jun 2014 08:17

BRENDA VERY GOOD BUT BRAIN NOT WORKING YET SO CAN THINK OF ANYTHING TO ADD LOL DIZZ

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 25 Jun 2014 08:18

EXCEPT NO 17 THAT'S ME IN 40 YEARS XXX

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 25 Jun 2014 08:21

Just read and have a laugh.....don't need to add Diizzi.....hope you're feeling a bit better...we all think of you and wish you well. xx <3

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 25 Jun 2014 08:27

Love the last one Brenda.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 25 Jun 2014 10:46

and there was me thinking aphorism was a disease :-D

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 25 Jun 2014 11:54

:-D :-D :-D
Love them!

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 25 Jun 2014 12:04

lol AnnCardiff........... I thought it was something used in Mass (yeah OK, I'm not religous), something to do with incense.



:-(

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 25 Jun 2014 12:23

My favourite

At US Customs:

I have nothing to declare except my genius

Oscar Wilde

JemimaFawr

JemimaFawr Report 25 Jun 2014 12:29

:-D :-D :-D All brilliant Brenda!

I have experienced number 6 this week however :-| :-| :-D

Solrosen

Solrosen Report 25 Jun 2014 13:31

Me too, Dizzi ( No.17) - I have one that isn't obvious at the moment!.... but it probably won't still be in the same place in 40 years :-D :-D :-D

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 25 Jun 2014 22:48

Wonder what Cheryl Coles rosy tattoo will look like in 40 years?? :-S