Fibbing Friday – 27th March

It’s Fibbing Friday. How to play and where these questions came from today, then please visit https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/03/27/fibbing-friday-27th-march-2020/

1. What was the significance of the little white dot on the TV screen at 11 pm?I tried Googling this one to see what it was. But I couldn’t find anything. So please tell me the true meaning of thus one. In meantime, my ridiculous lie: It’s supposed to be a one minute warning to let you know you coming past your bedtime. Adults need to be told it’s time for bed too. If after 11.05pm you have not turned your tv off, the tv will explode in 10 seconds.
2. Who were the Woodentops? Long distance relatives if the woodpecker family.
3. What is meant by the Gravy Train?A long squishy ride.
4. Who sang about flowers in the rain?The flower pot men.
5. What do the initials MP stand for?Mindfulness Prick.
6. What was Jiminy Cricket’s job? Minding the cricket field, while observing to his left and to his right.
7. Why are diamonds measured in carats?They were thinking about their vegetables at the time.
8. What do Kimball and Hammond have in common? Hamsters.
9. What is a swizzle stick? Nice sweety flavour candy. Long ever lasting.
10. What are chick peas? Easter chocolate.

Fibbing Friday – 20th March

It’s Fibbing Friday. To see how to play and link to the original post where they came from, then please visit https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/03/20/fibbing-friday-march-20th-2020/

There is a few I am unable to answer. But I am still playing along.

  1. In the US, what does PBS stand for? Please Buy Shit.
  2. In the UK, what does BBC stand for? Big Business Crap
  3. Why did the dog in Duck Hunt pop up from the tall grass and laugh? He thought it was funny to make him jump. (I have no idea of this programme.)
  4. Better known as Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde, who are Shadow, Speedy, Bashful, and Pokey? They are all hamsters.
  5. Who were, “The Orangutan”, “The Hamster”, and “Captain Slow”? (I have no clue.)
  6. Emmet’s main reason for wanting to avoid Hyacinth Bucket?  (Not able to give an answer for this either.)
  7. What was Ed McMahon most known for saying? (Another one I find difficult to find an answer.)
  8. What do the games PUBG and Fortnite have in common? (Sorry. I don’t know.)
  9. Who is Master Chief? Somewhere with Master Chef.
  10. In the show, Keeping Up Appearances, what was Emmet’s main reason for wanting to avoid Hyacinth Bucket? Avoiding a bonkers of a conversation with a neighbour, as he did not know what was going on.

Friday fun – distance

I am joining in with Friday Fun at Aroused. The theme is distance, so to share photos or creative “distance” views.

I know I have some in my collection of photos on WordPress, aired in past posts. I need the distraction because I am fed up someone at work and like many, my mood not helped by this virus thing going around. I need the distraction.

To see original instructions on how to join in and share your “distance” views, then please see original bloggers post here: https://aroused.blog/2020/03/14/friday-fun-distant/

So here are some of my views from different places, I have chosen for this Friday fun.

 

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Fibbing Friday – 13th March

It’s Fibbing Friday and I am joining in with todays, hosted by Pensitivity101, which between her and PCGuyIV, they have kept Fibbing Friday going. To join in where these original questions came from and to see how to play, then do click on the original link below.

https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/03/13/fibbing-friday-13th-march/

1. Why do we throw some over our shoulder if we spill salt? I don’t know what the fuss is, but as I have got older that wonder and fascination as a child has gone, when I watch an adult do it and me having a go.

2. Why is it unlucky to walk under a ladder? Depending on whether it’s someone painting, or a window cleaner, you don’t want to be unlucky with a possible event of their bucket. Unless of course you are re-creating that advert for insurance, then they will be the ones that have to watch out.

3. What’s so lucky about the number 7? I don’t know. But I still like to think of it lucky. Who wants number 9?

4. Why is a rabbit’s foot considered lucky? It’s not lucky for the rabbit. Poor thing.

5. Unlucky for some, 13. Why? I don’t know. But hold on. Oh my, it’s Friday 13th today. Lock your doors and don’t watch any scary movies.

6. Why is a baker’s dozen 13? A baker that lost count, or decided to throw in a freebie.

7. How many years bad luck will a broken mirror supposedly give you? I don’t know. Never broken one.

8. Why is wearing green at a wedding considered unlucky? Oh. I learnt something new. I have not heard of this one.

9. Why do we say Third Time Lucky? Well, you used your other two up and if you like me, I don’t try for a fourth.

10. Why are black cats considered luckier or more unlucky than cats of a different colour? My black cat was gorgeous. Lucky to have me and mum her owners. She definitely wasn’t bad luck.

 

Fibbing Friday- 28th February

I am joining in with Fibbing Friday today. How to play and to link back to the original post, then visit https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/02/28/fibbing-friday-28th-february/

1.Where will you find a windlass? Wherever it is windless.
2. What’s the difference between a paddle and an oar? You’re in trouble if you don’t have an oar, because otherwise you are going to have to paddle.
3. How do you bore water? Keep it in a glass and it will find a new version of bore, is now bored with it having no where to go.
4. If 007 has a licence to kill, what do the previous 6 have licences for? They died.
5. Why do we have pancakes on Shrove Tuesday? It could have been any day of the week. So a day had to be chosen and Tuesday was picked.
6. Why do we say something is ‘dog-eared’ if it’s shabby or tatty? Some people like to pick on the dog.
7. What colour are peacock eggs? I like to think they are a nice shade of teal.
8. What is the difference between the Big Dipper and The Plough? The Big Dipper is fun and thrills. The Plough is your local pub.
9. How do you make Sloe Gin? Very slowly.
10. Who were The Goons? Some silly idiot in the office, trying to run our country. *cough* Be careful. It’s contagious in some other countries.

My answers to Fibbing Friday – 7th February

It’s Fibbing Friday and with how many posts I written this week, I wasn’t going to play this week. But I couldn’t resist, so here they are. 😊

For how to play, the questions and to tag the original post if you are joining in yourself with this one, then please visit this post https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/02/07/fibbing-friday-february-7th-2020/.

  1. What is the significance of Groundhog Day? It’s so you can have an extra special mundane day, if you want to.
  2. Why is the NFL’s championship game called, “The Super Bowl”? I hear it’s a fish bowl. But not sure otherwise.
  3. Why do we exchange notes of love and affection on St. Valentine’s day? It’s to suck up because you didn’t show your love for the rest of the year, like you are supposed to.
  4. Why is President’s Day on the third Monday of February? He didn’t like the first Monday if the month as it was the most blue Monday of the month. But he didn’t want to be the last either.
  5. What exactly is Mardi Gras all about? It’s exactly that. The grass is mardy.
  6. Why does Lent always begin on a Wednesday? They don’t like Monday’s for a start.
    Tuesday is a day off.
    Friday is a chippy night.
    The weekend is yours.
    But Thursday I don’t know, as it’s top secret.
    So that means it just leaves Wednesday.
  7. Why is that Wednesday called, “Ash Wednesday”? It’s the left overs from the barbecues and the crumbs from the toaster.
  8. Why doesn’t February get at least 30 days like all the other months? Someone wanted a month of exactly 4 weeks.
  9. Why does a 29th day get added to February during leap years? Someone wanted an extra day off, as well as skip anniversaries.
  10. Why is every 4th year called a “leap year”? I don’t know. But it’s down to that person in question 9.

My answers to Fibbing Friday – 31st January

It’s Fibbing Friday time. To visit post where original questions came from and how to play, do pop on over here: https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/01/31/fibbing-friday-31st-january/

 

1. Why did the boy remain on the burning deck? He wanted to feel, hot hot hot.

2. Where will you find a toad in the hole? You won’t find it, cos there is a hole and there is nothing at the bottom. So no place to hide.

3. What do you call a shell-less snail?  A slug. (I can hear the snail saying, noooo. I’m not related.)

4. How many eggs are in a clutch? I don’t have a clutch, so there is none.

5. Why do we say someone is a barrel of laughs? Because there is always someone who will roll on the floor laughing. It can be contagious. So beware. You will be joining in.

6. Why are horse races in furlongs and athletics in metres? I don’t have a clue.

7. What are love handles? ((She lifts me up.))

8. What was Granny Smith famous for? Pole dancing on the side.

9. What is the difference between a toe flip and a toe loop? Different exercises for your feet. Well, your toes.

10. How many teeth are in a honey comb? None. It was covered in chocolate.

My answers to Fibbing Friday – 24th January

It’s Fibbing Friday and the theme is cats. My goodness, to say I am a cat lover, I was finding this a little tough for my fibbing answers hard. 😁

For how to play along, where these questions originally came from and if you are playing along, to link to the original post, visit https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/01/24/fibbing-friday-january-24th-2020/

Ok… So here I go with my answers.

1. Why did ancient Egyptians worship cats? They thought they were goddesses.

2. Why is it said that cats have nine lives? I think someone lost count, because they have more than 9 lives.

3. Why are cats afraid of cucumbersWhen they have a cucumber placed right behind them, they have every right to jump and be suspicious.

4. Why do cat eyes seem to glow in the dark? They are vampires.

5. Why do cats have retractable claws? They are re-sharpening them.

6. Why do we train cats to use a litter box, but train dogs to go outside? My goodness. Think of the mess if we had and the room they would need. They would need a room to themselves.

7. Why do cats purr? A good sign they are fine and working.

8. Why are black cats considered bad luck? I don’t think they are unlucky. But if going out in the night, they need a refective jacket.

9. What is the musical, Cats about? The obvious as the title says. But it’s a long one.

10. What’s the big deal about Dick Whittington’s cat? Had a strong stomach.

My answers to Fibbing Friday – 17th January

((It’s Fibbing Friday)) 😁

For how to play and for today’s Fibbing Friday prompt, do visit and if you are playing, tag the original poster here.

Here are my answers.

1.What’s the difference between a hair and a whisker? You could have lost your hair, by a whisker.
2. How many spots were there in 101 Dalmations? Did they really count those dots?
3. What is the Flying Dog? When it’s chasing a Frisbee.
4. Why do we say ‘sick as a dog?’ I have heard ‘sick as a parrot,’ so it must be down to their choice of pet, when they came up with this.
5. What is meant by ‘going to the dogs’? You’re in trouble.
6. Who or what is ‘Goofy?’ Related to ‘Woofy.’
7. Where is the Dog Star? With all the other stars.
8. Where will you find puppies on a roll? Andrex.
9. What are hush puppies? Sshh. There’re sleeping.
10. What is the hair of the dog? Oh… So that’s why I was ‘sick as a dog.’

My answers to Fibbing Friday -10th January

It’s Fibbing Friday. How to play and linking from today’s original Fibbing Friday post can be found here, via this blog.

  1. How did the phrase, “That’s the last straw!” originate? Whoever was wanting a drink and liked a straw for their drink, but found there was none and so had a paddy, saying, “That’s the last straw.”
  2. What really grows in Contrary Mary’s garden? Sweet roses.
  3. Though often depicted as such, Humpty Dumpty is never called an egg in the nursery rhyme. Who or what is he, really? A football.
  4. How much wool did the black sheep have, and where did he get it? I have no clue.
  5. Why did the little lamb follow Mary everywhere she went? It wanted some food and Mary wasn’t sharing.
  6. What exactly is a tuffet? A new form of buffet.
  7. What happened to the Knave of Hearts after he stole the Queen’s tarts? Off with its head.
  8. What kind of pie was Little Jack Horner eating? Ooo. I dare not say.
  9. Why did the girls cry when Georgie Porgie kissed them? He knew Little Jack Horner.
  10. What does the phrase, “Bob’s your uncle” mean? Exactly as it says.