European Terror Alerts

The British are feeling the pinch in relation to recent terrorist threats in Islamabad and have raised their security level from "Miffed" to "Peeved." Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to "Irritated" or even "A Bit Cross". Brits...

(Worst) Pick-Up Lines In English

Below are a few examples of the newer, and worst, English pick-up lines. It's probably best not to use them... Do you sleep on your stomach? No. Can I? I'm not actually this tall. I'm sitting on my wallet. You smell like my mother. I like that. You...

Funny Signs And Inscriptions

Japanese Hotel: "You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid" Moscow Hotel near Orthodox Monastery: "You are welcome to visit the cemetery where famous Russian and Soviet composers, artists and writers are buried daily except Thursday" ...

Paraprosdokians

A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to re-frame or re-interpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous or dramatic...