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Our local newspaper has some blogs now. I’ve read this sentence now like four times:

Today I spent an extra free thought time to consider knowing as I prepared to lead a discussion on ideas tonight.

They speak English in what?

12 Responses to “Huh?”

  1. Blake Says:

    Have you never considered knowing during your extra free thought times?

  2. Rustmeister Says:

    And I thought I had problems putting my thoughts into print.

  3. Molon Labe Says:

    Completed basic comprehension reading skills never high school in apparently.

    Love gotta that system educational America in.

  4. Les Jones Says:

    It’s like someone ran Elisa through Microsoft Word’s grammar checker.

  5. Gregg Says:

    Must be something taught in journalism classes.

  6. Brehd Patchley Says:

    You only had trouble with that one sentence? The entire article looks like something Steve Martin would have slipped into Cruel Shoes just to prove he could.

  7. Squeaky Wheel Says:

    Today, I spent an extra “free-thought” time to consider “knowing”, as I prepared to lead a discussion on “ideas” tonight.

    Okay, now it SORTA makes sense…in an “I’m trying to be witty” kind of way…

  8. Turk Turon Says:

    Say “what” again, I dare ya!

  9. Hartley Says:


    Well, it makes more sense ( a little, anyway) if you look up “Epistemology”, which gets used not less than three times in the next sentence.

  10. Roberta X Says:

    Y’know, Hartley, that’s exactly why the nuns wouldn’t let us wear patent leather shoes to school.

  11. Justthisguy Says:

    Roberta, you have a dirty mind, though I’ll stipulate it’s a sharp one, you knowing the delta between a drill bit and a twist drill.

  12. Justthisguy Says:

    Oh, and dang, Unc! I don’t think I’ve ever left a comment here when I haven’t had too much ethanol in me to drive a car without being arrested. (If caught)

    I think I’ve made more sense, or at least wrote more internally consistent sentences than that fella did, every time.