A young lady, with a touch of hay fever, took with her to a dinner party two handkerchiefs, one of which she stuck in her right bosom.
At dinner she began rummaging to right and left in her bosom for the fresh handkerchief. Engrossed in her search, she suddenly realised that conversation had ceased and people were watching her, fascinated.
In confusion she murmured, “I know had two when I came.”
24th August, 1971
(Photo: Briony & Kit, London 2019)
Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions.
(Benjamin Disraeli, 1804 – 1881)
23rd August, 1971
(Photo: JP, Melissa and family, Benoni 2018)
The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the Highlands of affliction.
(Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 1834 – 1892)
22nd August, 1971
(Photo: Rhodes grave site, Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe July 2018)
Discussing the previous night’s party a man asked his wife, “Was that you I kissed out on the stoep?”
She thought for a moment then countered “About what time, dear?”
21st August, 1971
(Photo: Ross ~1981)
A bird does not sing because he has an answer.
He sings because he has a song.
(Joan Walsh Anglund, 1926 – )
20th August, 1971
(Photo: Cockatoo visitor, Sydney 2019)
Judge: “Can’t this be settled out court?”
Irishman: “Sure. That’s what we were trying to do, your honour, when the police interfered.”
(Photo: Omnisient team, WorkInProgress co-working office, Cape Town, 2019)
The usefulness of the postage stamp consists of its ability to stick to one thing until gets there.
(Josh Billings, 1818 – 1885)
18th August 1971
(Photo: Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town, 2018)
I certainly think that the best book in the world would owe the most to a good index, and the worst book if it had but a good single thought in it, might be kept alive by it.
(Horace Binney, 1780 – 1875)
(Photo: my long hair on return from UK trip, Harare 1970)