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Ridiculous Earth words and phrases

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by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Enjoy these peanuts

  1. Benefits department:  “If you are declared dead, click here.”
  2. Fashion blog:  “Tight slacks are in this summer.”                                                (tight or slack?)
  3. Sign at train tracks:  “End Road Work.”
  4. Heard at skateboard park:  “Solid sick routine!”
  5. TV reporter:  “The partially engulfed store…”                                                (nope…engulfed = totally aflame)
  6. Big Box Store Ad:  “Our plastic glasses are safe for kids.”                                     (but they’re glass?)
  7. From Washington D.C.:  “Temporary tax increase.”
  8. IT department:  “The software documents are here.”                                (documents are printed)
  9. Chef:  “We also have a 12 ounce pound cake.”
  10. Historian:  “His policies were more depressing than optimism.”
  11. Travel guide:  “Tokyo’s Harajuku Street is where they spontaneously dress up and parade around for two hours each Thursday.”

Copyright © 1960-2015 Lawrence J. J. Leonard  All rights reserved.

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