Spring

  1. Why is Spring so named?
    Clock-setting aid. “Spring ahead.”

  2. What are “Spring Greens”?
    My Bermuda-shorts collection.

  3. What’s a Spring Roll?
    You jump ahead and tumble.

  4. What makes June 6th so important?
    Fills the gap between the 5th and the 7th.

  5. What happens on June 20th of this year?
    Must clean out my closet. Stop putting it off.

  6. What happens on June 21st of this year?
    Must clean out my closet.

  7. Why is Father’s Day always on a Sunday?
    Pro football.

  8. What was the book, Silent Spring about?
    Wasn’t that the sequel to Crouching Tiger?

  9. What does a balance spring do?
    It’s when the kid in the leotard jumps off that long wooden bar.

  10. What makes spring water special?
    Can’t answer this one in a family blog. It has to do with the expression that begins with “spring a ____.

for Fibbing Friday

Fibbing Friday

  1. Why was Eric the Red called Eric the Red?
    eric was red
  2. Why did Christopher Columbus sail west?
    east, north, and south hadn’t been invented yet
  3. Who were the Vikings?
    scandinavians who viked.
  4. What is a scullery maid?
    a maid up to scullduggery
  5. What is a dumb waiter?
    huh?
  6. How did British sailors earn the moniker, Limeys?
    you’re asking how did British sailors earn a moniker, Buddy?
  7. How did U.S. troops earn the moniker, Yanks?
    you’re asking how did u.s. troops earn one of these monikers, too, ‘nother Buddy?
  8. What is borscht?
    sorry, this is a family page
  9. Who were the Bolsheviks?
    ballet dancers
  10. What was the original purpose of the Great Wall of China?
    to keep the pet dogs from roaming?

for Fibbing Friday

fibbing friday

1. What is The Nut Cracker? Similar to the Nut Twister (you could google it)
2. Why are Pandas black and white? common misconception. they are white and black
3. If storms are in teacups, and pools are in whirls, what puts us in a spin? your washing machine
4. What do chocolate buttons operate? chocolate shirts?
5. If we are flirty at thirty, naughty at forty and thrifty or nifty at fifty, what are we at sixty? in your case, it sounds like you’re becoming increasingly weird…
6. Why isn’t orange blossom orange? what came first, the fruit or the color? the answer explains it.
7. What’s this fly doing in my soup? known for a long long time: the backstroke
8. What’s in a jam sandwich? if you mean jam-packed, it’s got most everything in it.
9. Why was Rudolph’s nose red? more like a burgundy or sangria
10. Why was the Mona Lisa really smiling? it’s a grimace

for Fibbing Friday

Fibbing Friday

1. What is an earwig? something my one-year-old wants to eat
2. Do echoes get frustrated hearing themselves all the time? there are male and female echos, which helps
3. A stitch in time may save nine, but what happens if you haven’t got a needle? superglue
4. What is the truth about cats and dogs? recent studies show that some cats are born thinking they are dogs and vice versa
5. Why do they call it a hairpin bend? in the romance languages, “bend” is female
6. What is toad in the hole? i eat what my wife makes. i don’t ask questions
7. What are the bear necessities? honey and a place to conk out in winter
8. What is hopscotch? i can no longer hop. bunions.
9. Maggie may and Prudence is dear, but what is Simon? they say simon says and simon is simple but i say my wife should throw him out of her book club
10. What are skinny jeans? i know two jeans and believe me, they ain’t skinny

for Fibbing Friday