Posts Tagged 'George Carlin'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/04/16

When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.”   —   George Carlin

(Ya gotta love George Carlin!  He was the best.  Maybe not at statistics, but at comedy for sure.  Technically, I think he’s really talking about the mean, and not the average.  But, as soon as you over-analyze a joke, you spoil the humor.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/23/16

In concert at the Zembo Mosque, Harrisburg, Pa

In concert at the Zembo Mosque, Harrisburg, Pa (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If people stand in a circle long enough, they’ll eventually begin to dance.”   —   George Carlin

(Maybe not well . . . but they will dance.  I remember when I was in college, and we would have cast parties at the end of a show.  Once everybody was fully loosened up someone would put on Billy Joel’s Piano Man and call out “Circle up!”  We’d all get together in a massive huddle and sing that hackneyed song, rocking and swaying, more or less as one.  I guess that was sort of dancing.  We weren’t proud, but we were loud!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/14/14

Went to see GC in Trenton on 4/4/08. His openi...

Went to see GC in Trenton on 4/4/08. His opening act was Dennis Blair. Between the 2 of them I had no mascara left (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answer I accept.”   —   George Carlin

(Man, I miss George Carlin!  He was one of the most honest people of my lifetime.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

(Stock) Jumble Spoiler – 10/05/10

Carlin is in my all time top 5 comedians. I'm ...

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Visual Description:  Near miss outside the barber shop.

LOVAC  =  VOCAL,  VEELA  =  LEAVE,  COSHOL  =  SCHOOL,  STOJEL  =  JOSTLE —   Giving us:  OAEVSCHSLE

Clue/Question:  What the reckless driver gave the barber.

Answer:  A CLOSE SHAVE

(I originally had “aleve”, in stead of “leave”!  What a dope!  But, I still had the Answer, regardless of my faux pas.  Of course, upon further review, I realized I had an additional “L” and was missing an “E”, because of my error.  I wasn’t thinking of the NSAID, per sé.  I was thinking more that the product was named after a verb.  But, I was mixing up words – in my little head – like allay and assuage, with alleviate . . . where the name most likely came from.  See what happens when you start to get cocky?!?!  “Jostle” was a pretty good clue word.  Stay thirsty, my friends.)   — YUR

P.S.  Remember George Carlin’s take on the near miss?  Priceless, and right on target . . . as usual.  God, I miss that guy! YUR


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