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Funny Sayings

Ever notice that people generally dislike being rude, Saying someone is fat or stupid, now that’s crude, I’ve collected and developed some sayings to stop tears, That I’ve used to describe myself in situations over years. Such as I am not fat, just really, really short for my weight, Or when I’m tardy, I am really late for the starting gate, Forgetful - I’m a straw short of a bale; a pickle short of a jar, And the one I favour to whisper of others, always from afar Is that “they are really not the sharpest tool in the shed” Because I like to be kind in all things done and said.
Written August 5, 2012 Won 3rd place in Craig Cornish's contest

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  1. Date: 8/29/2012 12:05:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well-deserved placement, Lee. Nice work. Stay kind. :)

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    Date: 8/29/2012 6:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks for your kind words. Lee
  1. Date: 8/10/2012 6:24:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved placement in Craig's "Funny Poem" contest Lee. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 9:18:00 PM
    leev.. congratulations with your awesome win. Hoping to read many contest tonight. always~ ;-) PD

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 1:18:00 PM
    Ding Ding Ding! You can't be too kind.

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 8:51:00 AM
    Wonderful sayings to use. Great devices. Congrats on a great win.

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 3:07:00 AM
    Very well done and congratulations!

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 2:47:00 AM
    well said with fine humor, lee...congrats..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win, Lee. Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Lee xx

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 8:58:00 PM
    You brought up some great funny sayings. I sure liked reading this one, Lee.

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 6:56:00 PM
    Congrats, Lee. Great job. Nice going. Kudos. Ralph

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 6:34:00 PM
    Enjoyed your poetry Lee, congrats on your win, hugs vie

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 6:13:00 PM
    nicely done Lee...congrats on your win

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 5:05:00 PM
    Lee---these are FUNNY and well put poetically--Thanks!!

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 4:51:00 PM
    Love these funny sayings, Lee! Congrats on your win!! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 10:33:00 PM
    Enjoyed this funny poem very much wishes.

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 7:15:00 PM
    Long time no see, Lee..what happened?.. Happy to read you again..well-rhymed and deep,friend, to you, God bless:) Jag

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 6:14:00 PM
    Lee, nicely said and done I myself like to think this way.... it comes in handy...with comfort. :-)my fiance calls me tell him " Im not short...your just too tall....".. I doubt the pickle jar was my fav... enjoyed this poem with a smile.... pd