These came to me this a.m. when needed something light. May they cheer all you wordlovers on the sunny 'Bay'!



1. A bicycle can't stand alone; it's two tired.

2. A will is a dead giveaway.

3. Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.

4. A backward poet writes inverse.

5. In a democracy it's your vote that counts; in feudalism, it's your Count who votes.

6. A chicken crossing the road is poultry in motion.

7. If you don't pay your exorcist you can get repossessed.

8. When she got married she got a new name and a dress.

9. Show me a piano falling down a mine shaft and I'll show you A-flat miner.

10. When a clock is hungry it goes back four seconds.

11. The guy who fell onto an upholstery machine was fully recovered.

12. A grenade which fell onto a kitchen floor in France resulted in Linoleum Blownapart.

13. You are stuck with your debt if you can't budge it.

14. Local Area Network in Australia: The LAN down under.

15. He broke into song because he couldn't find the key.

16. A calendar's days are numbered.

17. A lot of money is tainted: 'Taint yours, and 'taint mine.

18. A boiled egg is hard to beat.

19. He had a photographic memory which was never developed.

20. A plateau is a high form of flattery.

21. The short fortuneteller who escaped from prison was a small medium at large.

22. Those who get too big for their britches will be exposed in the end.

23. When you've seen one shopping center you've seen a mall.

24. If you jump off a Paris bridge, you are in Seine.

25. When she saw her first strands of gray hair, she thought she'd dye.

26. Bakers trade bread recipes on a knead to know basis.

27. Santa's helpers are subordinate clauses.

28. Acupuncture: a jab well done.

29. Marathon runners with bad shoes suffer the agony of de feet

Poetry by betsy Firefly
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Written on 2007-02-26 at 21:34

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This has marked my day with a smile an absolutely wonderful collection of one liners.

Esti D-G The PoetBay support member heart!
Brilliant, Betsy!

A poem in rhyme
Saves nine,
And you have coined
A cornucopia of
Delicious puns,

And we laughed,
Till we cried,
"They're so

Thankyou Betsy
Love Esti
No pun intended

Rob Taylor
That has got to be the funniest thing I have read in a long time....thanks for the smile

Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
brilliant!!!! thanks for the laughs!


great fun :)

I kept smiling all along the read ...:))

wishing you a smiling day

Rob Graber
Good laughs! For wit my fave is #3; for wisdom, how can you beat #22?

Christian Lanciai The PoetBay support member heart!
2007-02-27 Moods The PoetBay support member heart!
you thought about that in the morning? ... lol my brain's too dead in the morning to be rolling ;) i am a definite lexophile :D these are really wonderful... quite a few of them made me crack up actually :) quite fun, thanks :) :f *hugs* xx