Thursday, June 22, 2006
How I Amuse Myself
So I find ways to amuse myself. Usually this includes the aid of crossword puzzles and the Internet, but on a rare occasion my job will unexpectedly throw something funny at me. I am amused easily - to the point of ridiculous some might say. I mean, I can be on the phone with Brett and he'll just be talking and I think something comes out a slightly funny way and, if I am in just the right mood, I will start cracking up to where it goes into silent laughter mode, and then Brett is all, "WHY are you laughing?? I didn't even do anything!" and will get honestly annoyed.
But sometimes, sometimes, I giggle for good reason. Here are just a couple of examples from earlier today.
From everybody's favorite Engrish site:
My assignment today is to make up a list of utility companies so we can send them our brochure in hopes of attaining a few more clients. I was looking through the results on an online yellow pages site and this is what I saw:
Moving on after my brief laughing fit, I called this purported oil company.
Someone answers and I start my spiel, "Hi, my name is Brianne, I'm with PTK Communications, I'm making a..." but then I'm interrupted by, "I'm Stevie." A little kid answered the phone. Kids are so dang cute. It just caught me off guard so I go, "Ohhh-kay, I think I got a wrong number," and the little kid says, I'm assuming talking to a parent, "It's a wrong number." hehe
If the daily comics fail to satisfy my cartoon addiction, I turn to the Garfield vault.
*blogger was being so good, so cooperative...I think that first picture did it in, though.*
Dave Barry always has the best stuff on his blog. fyi: the link to his blog is just to the right of this entry.
The following text courtesy of Dave Barry:
"IF YOU SEE JUST ONE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO DESIGNED TO TEACH JAPANESE SPEAKERS, VIA AEROBICS INSTRUCTORS, WHAT TO SAY WHEN THEY ARE BEING ROBBED BY TWO ENGLISH-SPEAKING MEN, ONE OF WHOM IS WEARING HIS HEAD BANDANA BACKWARD
...make it this one."
He also gave me this laugh:
Well I don't know about you, but I am all chuckled-out!