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Forum: SLC 16 December 2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 97,808
Posted By ChasFink
Yow! At a supermarket today I saw one of those...

At a supermarket today I saw one of those "complete meal in a drink" products. Nothing odd about that, except the brand name disturbed me.

https://i.imgur.com/gcJkQc8.jpg

It came in several...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
Icon84 A dental lament (including seldom heard opening...

A dental lament (including seldom heard opening verse) through Geman, Zulu, Irish, Haitian Creole, Italian, and Mongolian.

Everybody looked at me.
These can also be seen either.
Who knows about...
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 December 2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
But remember, Epithet is preferred.

But remember, Epithet is preferred.
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 December 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
Icon103 "Nuttin' for Christmas", via Yiddish, Uzbek, &...

"Nuttin' for Christmas", via Yiddish, Uzbek, & Lao

I do not have Gastina Nuttin for Christmas. My mother and father are crazy.
I'm not "Nuttin" for "Christmas".

I killed John's head; Some saw...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 December 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
Cowboy From one of my favorite Christmas albums,...

From one of my favorite Christmas albums, "Christmas on the Ponderosa" by the cast of Bonanza, is Little Joe's "Santa Got Lost in Texas (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhRgashkZF8)"....
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 December 2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
It looks like the Halloween trend of "sexy"...

It looks like the Halloween trend of "sexy" costumes (sexy cop, sexy nurse, sexy Spider-Man) has spilled over into Christmas.
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 December 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
Icon05 Where's everyone else today? "We are Santa's...

Where's everyone else today?

"We are Santa's Elves" - Thai/Azerbaijani/Greek/Urdu/Finnish/English

and Hhohho
and Hhohho
We are a virgin virgin.

We are Santa Elves,
Keep enough food
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 December 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By ChasFink
I think that's more than they cost at the time.

I think that's more than they cost at the time.
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 December 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
Icon106 After going through Swahili, Polish, and Swedish...

After going through Swahili, Polish, and Swedish "Baby, It's Cold Outside" doesn't sound nearly as objectionable as some are now saying:

(I can not stay)
But darling, that's good
(I have to...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 December 2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By ChasFink
United States I remember Agnew. It was his case that taught me...

I remember Agnew. It was his case that taught me the term nolo contendere. I remember a few years after he resigned he appeared on Tom Snyder's Tomorrow show, with the understanding that there were...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 December 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
Icon106 We've already had a not-quite-Christmas song from...

We've already had a not-quite-Christmas song from The Sound of Music, so let's see how the names of the notes on the scale (Do, Re, Mi...) do on their journey through lands where Vietnamese,...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 December 2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
Bravo on that one, Brad. It sounds like when...

Bravo on that one, Brad. It sounds like when computers try to write poetry, but it scans nicer.


I always joke to myself that Carol should get the heck off the spinet so someone could play a...
Forum: Amusement Bark 05 December 2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
Hey! Spoiler!:) I'm more concerned with how...

Hey! Spoiler!:)

I'm more concerned with how real love equals exactly twenty-two strokes.
Forum: Amusement Bark 05 December 2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
(Final verse of) The Twelve days of Christmas >...

(Final verse of) The Twelve days of Christmas
> German > Irish > Hawaiian > Armenian > Icelandic > Bulgarian > English

On December 12 he gave me real love
That's twenty-two strokes,
Eleven...
Forum: Amusement Bark 05 December 2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
Icon105 Bing Crosby's "You're all I want for Christmas" ...

Bing Crosby's "You're all I want for Christmas"
> Welsh > Urdu > German > English

Everything you want for Christmas
I want through my life
Every day is like Christmas
Then I'm with you
...
Forum: Amusement Bark 05 December 2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,433
Posted By ChasFink
Icon202 Is it that time already? You're a mean one,...

Is it that time already?

You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch > Polish > Turkish > Japanese > Czech > English

You're one, Mr. Grinch.
You are indeed a healer
You are cute like a cactus, you are cute...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 December 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,284
Posted By ChasFink
Icon05 1. UTC+08 is by far the world's most populous...

1. UTC+08 is by far the world's most populous what?
Time zone.

2. Laws passed to legalize statutory rape if *both* partners are underage are often named for what two fictional characters?
Romeo...
Forum: Crash and Burn 03 December 2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,336
Posted By ChasFink
I didn't want you all to think I abandoned this...

I didn't want you all to think I abandoned this thread, but various things have been keeping me busy, and ganzfeld has been making many of the points I would have made. Let me just summarize and the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 November 2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,275
Posted By ChasFink
TV This is one of those lazy articles that just...

This is one of those lazy articles that just rehashes things that have been said too many times before, and not very accurately. (For example, Uhura had only one name in the original series - "Nyota...
Forum: Crash and Burn 27 November 2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,336
Posted By ChasFink
I didn't say they were saying it. I said there...

I didn't say they were saying it. I said there was cause to believe they were implying it. I will admit I have not closely examined their public statements on the matter, though.


Good point, and...
Forum: Crash and Burn 27 November 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,336
Posted By ChasFink
I am still digesting the many comments made since...

I am still digesting the many comments made since my post, but I would just like to clarify (to myself as well as to you all) a few points:


I am not denying the deceased brought this upon...
Forum: Crash and Burn 27 November 2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,336
Posted By ChasFink
I know you're being a bit humorous here, but...

I know you're being a bit humorous here, but consider the backlash Trump is getting for using gas, not arrows or bullets, against a large group making a mass charge across the border. This was one...
Forum: Fun House 27 November 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,494
Posted By ChasFink
Icon106 That version is actually a bit funnier to me, but...

That version is actually a bit funnier to me, but my version does have the advantage of being put into a classical musical setting (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ip_HdHHC_SY). (The piece as a whole...
Forum: Crash and Burn 27 November 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,336
Posted By ChasFink
Icon05 At the risk of incurring the wrath of those...

At the risk of incurring the wrath of those defending the tribe...

I absolutely agree this guy was stupid for going to a prohibited area with the goal of converting the locals to a religion they...
Forum: Fun House 27 November 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,494
Posted By ChasFink
Read This! GenYus234's mention of a zoo reminds me of the...

GenYus234's mention of a zoo reminds me of the following.


So this guy who works in an aquarium gets summoned by his boss who is looking very worried. And she says to him:

"I've just been by...
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