Sunday, April 19, 2009


English is a f***ked up language, don't you think so? My husband would always make fun of my English but he cannot even read a word in tagalog, LOL! Well, English speakers cannot blame people like me who use English as a second language. If you try to examine the English language, it is so difficult to understand. Which English is the right English? Who knows.
Now, this makes you really think about English language. Read this English speaking people and take a minute to REVIEW !!! You Think English is Easy??? Can you read these right the first time?
1) The bandage was wound around the wound.
2) The farm was used to produce produce .
3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse .
4) We must polish the Polish furniture.
5) He could lead if he would get the lead out.
6) The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
7) Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present .
8) A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
9) When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
10) I did not object to the object.
11) The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
12) There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row .
13) They were too close to the door to close it.
14) The buck does funny things when the does are present.
15) A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
16) To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
18) Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
19) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
20) How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?
Let's face it - English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant, nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren't invented in England or French fries in France . Sweet meats are candies while sweet breads, which aren't sweet, are meat. We take English for granted. But if we explore its paradoxes, we find that quicksand can work slowly, boxing rings are square and a guinea pig is neither from Guinea nor is it a pig .
And why is it that writers write but fingers don't fing, grocers don't groce and hammers don't ham? If the plural of tooth is teeth, why isn't the plural of booth, beeth? One goose, 2 geese. So one moose, 2 meese? One index, 2 indices?Doesn't it seem crazy that you can make amends but not one amend?If you have a bunch of odds and ends and get rid of all but one of them, what do you call it ? If teachers taught, why didn't preachers praught? If a vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat?

Sometimes I think all the English speakers should be committed to an asylum for the verbally insane. In what language do people recite at a play and play at a recital? Ship by truck and send cargo by ship? Have noses that run and feet that smell? How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise man and a wise guy are opposites? You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language in which your house can burn up as it burns down, in which you fill in a form by filling it out and in which, an alarm goes off by going on .

English was invented by people, not computers, and it reflects the creativity of the human race, which, of course, is not a race at all. That is why, when the stars are out, they are visible, but when the lights are out, they are invisible.

PS. - Why doesn't 'Buick' rhyme with 'quick' You lovers of the English language might enjoy this.
There is a two-letter word that perhaps has more meanings than any other two-letter word, and that is 'UP.' It's easy to understand UP , meaning toward the sky or at the top of the list, but when we awaken in the morning, why do we wake UP ? At a meeting, why does a topic come UP ? Why do we speak UP and why are the officers UP for election and why is it UP to the secretary to write UP a report ? We call UP our friends. And we use it to brighten UP a room, polish UP the silver, we warm UP the leftovers and clean UP the kitchen. We lock UP the house and some guys fix UP the old car.
At other times the little word has real special meaning. People stir UP trouble, line UP for tickets, work UP an appetite, and think UP excuses. To be dressed is one thing but to be dressed UP is special . And this UP is confusing: A drain must be opened UP because it is stopped UP . We open UP a store in the morning but we close it UP at night. We seem to be pretty mixed UP about UP ! To be knowledgeable about the proper uses of UP , look the word UP in the dictionary. In a desk- sized dictionary, it takes UP almost 1/4th of the page and can add UP to about thirty definitions. If you are UP to it, you might try building UP a list of the many ways UP is used. It will take UP a lot of your time, but if you don't give UP , you may wind UP with a hundred or more. When it threatens to rain, we say it is clouding UP When the sun comes out we say it is clearing UP .When it rains, it wets the earth and often messes things UP When it doesn't rain for awhile, things dry UP .One could go on and on, but I'll wrap it UP , for now my time is UP , so....... Time to shut UP .! more thing: What is the first thing you do in the morning & the last thing you do at night? U-P ( YOU PEE )!

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Dancing horse video...

I remember posting here before a video of a dancing dog. This time, i want to share with you a video of a dancing horse and it's really amazing. This is a long video (about 6 minutes long) but you got to watch how incredible this horse is! Now, you don't have a reason not to learn how to dance because if a horse can dance, i'm sure can you! By the way, I tried to embed the video here but for some reason it wont let me so i will just give you the link to the Dancing Horse video! Have fun!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Inner peace....

Everybody wants to achieve inner peace. But it is really possible? some say you can only attain total peace when you're dead. We don't want that, do we? I have heard a lot about getting rid of hatred, envy, and everything negative in our mind and heart before we can be at peace with ourselves and everything else follow. But what is this email about inner peace that i just got is totally different from what i just said. Read on....

I am passing this on to you because it definitely worked for me and we
all could use more calm in our lives. By following the simple advice I
heard on a Medical TV show, I have finally found inner peace. A Doctor
proclaimed the way to achieve inner peace is to finish all the things you
have started. So I looked around my house to see things I'd started and
hadn't finished and, before leaving the house this morning, I finished off
a bottle of Merlot, a bottle of shhhardonay, a bodle of Baileys, a butle
of vocka, a pockage of Prunglies , tha mainder of bot Prozic and Valum
scriptins, the res of the Chesescke an a box a chocolets. Yu haf no idr ha
fkin gud I fel. Peas sen dis orn to dem yu fee ar in ned ov inr pece.

Try it if you want but I cannot guarantee its' how you wanted it to be, LOL!