Mixed messages

Here are some interesting examples of analogies and metaphors found in high school essays, demonstrating the skills of our next generation of writers! ~ The hailstones leaped from the pavement, just like mag...

Playing It Safe

While sports fishing off the Florida coast, a tourist capsized his boat. He could swim, but his fear of alligators kept him clinging to the overturned craft. Spotting an old beachcomber standing on the shore, t...

Washed Out

If you took the same excuses that people use for not going to church and apply them to other important areas of life you'd realize how inconsistent we can be in our logic.  For example: Reasons Not to Wash. ...

Gone Fishing

A man was speeding down the highway, feeling secure in a gaggle of cars all traveling at the same speed. However, as they passed a speed trap, he got nailed with an infrared speed detector and was pulled over. ...

What You Won’t Hear

Here are some comments you’ll probably never hear at church: 1. Hey! It's my turn to sit in the front pew. 2. I was so enthralled, I never noticed your sermon went 25 minutes over time. 3. Personally I...

Dear Landlord

Here are some excerpts from actual letters sent to landlords. No wonder rent is so high. 1. The toilet is blocked and we cannot bathe the children until it is cleared. 2. This is to let you know that ther...

You just might be a Scrooge . . .

If you turn on the lawn sprinklers on Christmas Eve to keep carolers away -- you just might be a Scrooge If you buy all of your Christmas gifts at a store that also sells gas -- you just might be a Scrooge...

Christmas Treats?

There are some Christmas traditions found around the world which might seem a bit odd to most Americans. For instance: In South Africa, a Christmas Day delicacy is the deep fried caterpillar of the Emperor M...