This is stuff I found while browsing the net. Check back every Monday for more…
Joke of the Week:
English can sometimes be a confusing language. Homographs are words that have the same spelling but are pronounced differently and have different meanings. Here’s some examples:
♦ The bandage was wound around the wound.
♦ She didn’t mean to be mean.
♦ We must polish the Polish furniture.
♦ Now seems like a good time to present the present.
♦ I did not object to the object.
♦ The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
♦ They were too close to the door to close it.
♦ The buck does funny things when the does are present.
♦ The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
♦ Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
Weird Fact of the Week:
James Buchanan was the only President of the United States who remained a bachelor.
Quote of the Week:
“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” – Nelson Mandela