Well, since L is the letter this week,
I better tell ya about....
Which morphs into
What, ya never heard of them?
Well, they happen to be...
Lovers of cryptic words.
And in case you were wondering...
LEXOPHILES do it with letters...hehe
So, here's what LEXOPHILIA is all about... .
A bicycle can't stand alone;
it is two tired.
A will is a dead giveaway.
Time flies like an arrow;
fruit flies like a banana.
A backward poet writes inverse.
A chicken crossing the road:
poultry in motion.
When a clock is hungry
it goes back four seconds.
The guy who fell onto an upholstery machine was fully recovered.
You are stuck with your debt
if you can't budge it.
He broke into song
because he couldn't find the key.
A calendar's days are numbered.
A boiled egg is hard to beat.
He had a photographic memory
which was never developed.
The short fortuneteller who escaped from prison: a small medium at large.
Those who get too big for their britches
will be exposed in the end.
When you've seen one shopping center
you've seen a mall.
If you jump off a Paris bridge,
you are in Seine.
When she saw her first strands of gray hair, she thought she'd dye.
Santa's helpers are subordinate clauses.
Acupuncture: a jab well done.
Marathon runners with bad shoes
suffer the agony of de feet.
The roundest knight at king Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference. He
acquired his size from too much pi.
I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian.
She was only a whiskey maker,
but he loved her still.
A rubber band pistol was confiscated from algebra class because it was a
weapon of math disruption.
No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.
A dog gave birth to puppies near the road and was cited for littering.
Two silk worms had a race.
They ended up in a tie.
A hole has been found in the nudist camp wall. The police are looking into it.
Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
I wondered why the baseball kept getting bigger. Then it hit me.
A sign on the lawn at a drug rehab center said: "Keep off the Grass."
A small boy swallowed some coins and was taken to a hospital. When his
grandmother telephoned to ask how he was, a nurse said "No change yet."
The soldier who survived mustard gas and pepper spray is now a seasoned veteran.
Don't join dangerous cults:
practice safe sects.
Show me a piano falling down a mine shaft and I'll show you A-flat miner.
Oh dear, I've dropped the toothpaste, he said crestfallenly.
Tigger, have you seen Piglet,
asked Kanga ruefully.
Oh dear, the electricity's cut out, he said delightedly.
Why is six afraid of seven?
Because Seven eight nine.
How do you feel if you cross a dog with fruit? Melancholy.
Sheesh, did ya get through all forty of 'em? Well, that outta give ya a wholelotta thinkin to do.
Kinda fun, huh :)
So, are YOU a LEXOPHILE?
(It's ok PJ, you can come outta the closet...Mwahahaha!)
Ok, LOOK HERE to see some other crafty L words this week.
And tell the Teach to be ready for M :)