The link below is to an article featuring amusing pictures from ancient manuscripts – chiefly from the Middle Ages.
The link below is to a comic, which is supposed to be amusing and perhaps a bit, ‘why fix it if it isn’t broke.’ What do you think? Slightly amusing perhaps?
The following article at AbeBooks.com is an amusing account of things found in books – presumably used as bookmarks. Its a short, good read.
Why not share what you use for bookmarks in the comments section? Would be interested to read what you use.
‘The World’s Funniest Proverbs,’ by James Alexander is 154 pages long (my copy). It brings together some of the funniest sayings in the world – well they are generally clever and slightly amusing if nothing else. The book provides some light relief from reading those somewhat more heavy and taxing works that some of us tend to read. There are only about 5 or 6 proverbs/sayings per page, so the book doesn’t take long to flick through and/or read.
Why read it? Well, it provides some amusement and perhaps helps to take the mind of more serious matters for a short time if nothing else. There is always a wealth of information and content here for clever and witty status updates on Facebook and/or Twitter too.
I haven’t spent a great deal of time reading it – but I have flicked through it when time permitted and when I just needed something a little lighter for a while. It’s good for that.
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There is a copy here:
Today’s suggestion is one that I won’t be getting involved in. Sure, it is an amusing suggestion and I’m sure that some of the results of it would be funny. However, I have better things to do with my time.
The suggestion is to join in pie-throwing at politicians. This is meant to be an amusing way of protesting what you don’t agree with and drawing media attention to the plight of whatever it might be you are protesting. Not for me.
For more information on pie-throwing, visit: