Archive for April, 2011

So They Say

April 19, 2011

They say: “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”

J says: “Ignorance is in the eye of the bee holder.”

They say: “A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.”

J says: “A bush in the hand is less likely to poop on you.”

They say: “The early bird gets the worm.”

J says: “Yes, but the late rising worm lives.”

They say: “Killed two birds with one stone.”

J says: “There are too many sayings about birds.”

They say: “A penny saved is a penny earned.”

J says: “In that case, paying a penny for thoughts is a poor financial decision.”

They say: “Good things come to those who wait.”

J says: “The people I owe money to beg to differ.”

They say: “The Lord works in mysterious ways.”

J says: “My broken bathroom scale also works in mysterious weighs.”

They say: “Come on, J.  You can do better than that.”

J says: “I thought it was pretty good, actually.”

They say: “You thought wrong.”

J says: “Build a bridge and get over it.”

They say: “Oh, now you’re using sayings?”

J says: “See how frustrating that is?!”

They say: “No really.  Put us out of our misery.”

J says: “What do you have against Missouri?”

They leave.

– J (wins)