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First, another from Douglas Adams, whose Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy may yet turn out to contain the Sum of Human Knowledge!

Some say that when man fully understands the Universe,
it will immediately cease to exist and be replaced
with something even more inexplicable.
Some say this has happened several times already.

(Thanks to Zoe Adams for this contribution)

A few more favourites.......

Abraham Lincoln's Riddle:

How many legs has a dog, if you call the tail a leg?
Ans: FOUR - calling the tail a leg doesn't make it a leg!

Don't rub the lamp if you don't want the genie to come out.

Seen on a protestor's placard at the World Trade Organisation summit:
"World Wide Movement Against Globalisation"

The new broom sweeps clean - but the old one knows all the corners…

If there is a flaming dog, don't pet it
Anon.Thanks to Coolman567 for that :-)

The Seasons of man:
A fence last 3 winters
A dog lasts 3 fences
A horse lasts 3 dogs
A man lasts 3 horses

Only the faithless wife knows the hippo's cough

Go to your Aunt's house, but not every day.

Last Words of Pancho Villa :
"Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something."

Chinese Proverb:
"Choose a job you love and you'll never work a day in your life"

Malaysian (?) Proverb:
An old man loved is flowers in winter

"All I want in life is some shirts and some ties, and a wife to tell me which goes with which"
Anon.Thanks to Jacob Frantz for that :-)

"The most overlooked advantage of owning a computer is that if they foul up there is no law against whacking them around a bit"
Eric Porterfield

Words that Don't Exist - but should:

Alternative Definition:


Favourite Acronyms

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And to finish ... an excerpt from the Hedgehog Song
(by The Incredible String Band):

"You knew all the words and
You sang all the notes but
You never quite learned the song"

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