Posts Tagged 'Robert Benchley'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/30/19

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In America, there are two classes of travel:  first class, and with children.”   —   Robert Benchley

(Old Bob’s sardonic wit would probably not play well today, with the current parenting . . . *style* of most parents.  I don’t have time to vent on the subject, so I’ll just leave it at that.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/0/1/15

English: Robert Benchley

English: Robert Benchley (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing.”   —   Robert Benchley

(I guess I wasn’t feeling it today, because I took the easy way out, by looking at the author’s – first – name!  It took me a long time to come up with Benchley, and I had to write out the spare consonants to come up with drawing!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/24/13

 

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, an...

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down. – Robert Benchley ~ Day 100/365 (Photo credit: FabulousTerrah)

Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he’s supposed to be doing at that moment.”   —   Robert Benchley

(Well, there’s work . . . and then there’s WORK.  Work is no problem.  It’s that WORK that’s going to kill you!  Be well and do good, friends.  Don’t WORK too hard.)   —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/01/12

What Every Boy Needs

What Every Boy Needs (Photo credit: Tobyotter)

In America, there are two classes of travel – first class and with children.”   —   Robert Benchley

Security Lines

Security Lines (Photo credit: Eric Kilby)

(Robert was incredibly smart and very humorous.  In his day, the major mode of transportation was the railroad train.  What would be a cute and clever way to describe the dehumanizing, post 9/11, transportation fiasco of those who cannot afford first class?  What it’s come down to is: Shut up and do what you’re told.  And the 1%, and their obedient right-wing lackeys, complain of “class warfare”???  Don’t get me started, people.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/23/09

Drawing on my fine command of the language, I said nothing.”   — Robert Benchley

(Great sense of humor!) —   YUR


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