Monday, 23 July 2012

Entertainment stuff from the week 16-22/7/12

Red Dwarf X trailer!!!

The new series should be broadcast (in the UK) on Dave, in August/September :) :) :)

The Darkness - 'I Can't Believe It's Not Love' - acoustic version

Ladies and gentlemen, i give you Yu Ho Jin
"Take 6 minutes out of your day and watch the finest manipulative magic I have ever seen…"

Word Of The Week: Lapidary
The art of stone cutting, engraving, and polishing. Has the same etymology as "lapis lazuli" - meaning stone of the sky (it's blue)

Latin Motto Of The Week: "Quin Tat Iactare" - "who gives a toss?"

Learning cue of the week: "As hangs the chain so stands the arch" (it's an engineering reference)

Antarctica's been added to Google Street view!

'600-year-old linen bras found in Austrian castle'
It was previously believed that corsets came first, now it seems bras came first, and were revived after corsets went out of fashion!

George Michael 'woke from coma with different accent'
"There's nothing wrong with a West Country accent," said the former star of the 1980s pop duo Wham!, "but it's a bit weird when you're from north London."
I'd heard of this, before, but it's such a weird thing that i had to share!

Joke: Tax Time

A woman walks into an accountant's office and tells him that she needs to
file her taxes..

The accountant says, "Before we begin, I'll need to ask you a few
questions." He gets her name, address, social security number,
etc. and then asks, What's your occupation?"

"I'm a prostitute," she says.

The accountant is somewhat taken aback and says, " Let's try to rephrase

The woman says, "OK, I'm a high-end call girl".

"No, that still won't work. Try again."

They both think for a minute; then the woman says, "I'm an elite chicken

The accountant asks, "What does chicken farming have to do with being a

"Well, I raised a thousand cocks last year."

"Chicken Farmer it is."

Ronnie Barker - Mispronunciation Sketch

Another joke:

A Pleased Psychic

I am not a believer in séances, but I went to one just to see what they are
like. The psychic was doing his thing and grinning from ear to ear. I
assumed his merriment was due to the fact that he was fooling a gullible
public and gave him a poke in the nose. You can probably guess the rest.

I was arrested for striking a happy medium.

Got spousal headache syndrome? What you need is Aspro clear :D

Winning at...
(nothing to do with Charlie Sheen)

Signs in the outback: <- my fave :D

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