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Edwal Rospigliosi  Identity Verified
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May 16, 2005

They view the world through innocent eyes and sometimes through a slight fog as evidenced by the quotes below from several “knowledgeable” children ....

The future of “I give” is “I take."

The parts of speech are lungs and air.

The inhabitants of Moscow are called Mosqitoes.

A census taker is man who goes from house to house increasing the population.

Define H2O and CO2. H2O is hot water and CO2 is cold water.

A virgin forest is a forest where the hand of man has never set foot.

The general direction of the Alps is straight up.

A city purifies its water supply by filtering the water then forcing it through an aviator.

Most of the houses in France are made of plaster of Paris.

The people who followed the Lord were called the 12 oppossums.

The spinal column is a long bunch of bones. The head sits on the top and you sit on the bottom.

We do not raise silk worms in the United States, because we get our silk from rayon. He is a larger worm and gives more silk.

One of the main causes of dust is janitors.

A scout obeys all to whom obedience is due and respects all duly constipated authorities.

One by-product of raising cattle is calves.

To prevent head colds, use an agonizer to spray into the nose until it drips into the throat.

The four seasons are salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar.

The climate is hottest next to the Creator.

Oliver Cromwell had a large red nose, but under it were deeply religious feelings.

The word trousers is an uncommon noun because it is singular at the top and plural at the bottom.

Syntax is all the money collected at the church from sinners.

The blood circulates through the body by flowing down one leg and up the other.

In spring, the salmon swim upstream to spoon.

Iron was discovered because someone smelt it.

In the middle of the 18th century, all the morons moved to Utah.

A person should take a bath once in the summer, not so often in the winter.

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I just love these, thanks Edwal! May 16, 2005

When I see you have made a post, Edwal, I waste no time checking it out because I always end up laughing.

Well these aren't your jokes but the innocence of them (syntax!) makes them laugh-out-loud hilarious.

Great way to start the week! Thanks.


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Andrea Appel
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very cute May 16, 2005

Yes this is true! You just have to love kids.

Very funny!

Thanks for posting this

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Nora Escoms  Identity Verified
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Oh so funny!! May 16, 2005

I loved these, especially the definition of syntax

Thanks, Edwal

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