Jack is Back! (and so is John)

Jack is Short for John Jack is short for John. John is short for toilet. Toilet is long for loo. Two loos plus land means crazy. Crazy is slang for insane. Insane is nice for “elevator doesn’t go to the top.” Elevator is long for lift that goes to the top. Top is plain for…

Some Analogies are Better than Others

My mother-in-law’s sister found an analogy I had written a few years ago when they were going through an “analogy” craze–getting a kick out of some of the bad analogies or metaphors that people sometimes write. They had a list of  several that actually were written by high school students. Here are a couple: 

Jet Lag

  I’ve got the “jet lag” blues. “Jet lag” is really “jet hurry” because everything happens much sooner than usual. Instead of waking up at 6 AM, you wake up at 2 AM. And you are not groggy awake, but wide AWAKE. I am not lagging at all when I experience jet lag. It seems…

What’s in My Closet

Well, I am not talking about skeletons here, although everyone has one or two. I have been blogging for over a month now–I know–I’m still a novice. Wet behind the ears. But no Pulizter Prizes here today.