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Jan 18, 2014, 11:35 am

Let's post funny things here! Something that made you chuckle or lifted your spirits.

I'll start.
Last night we were at a 2 yr. old's birthday party. We knew about 1/3 of the people there. A young couple with a toddler enters the room. The little boys sees my dad sitting on the couch. His face lights up and he runs to my dad and lands in his lap. He is so happy to see him. Now dad is not a lovey dovey type of person, but this boy snuggles right up to him. Apparently grandpa, who is sitting on the other side of the room, looks a lot like my dad. They both wear hats and have white mustaches. Eventually the boy realizes that his grandpa is across the room and goes to him. It happens 3 more times through the night.

Jan 18, 2014, 8:45 pm

okay, at work the other day I told someone that i was going to school to get an ecd degree so I could be a teacher. Ruthie looks looks up from her paper and says "But Ms Polly, you already ARE a teacher!

Jan 25, 2014, 9:17 pm

Apparently my boys (remember I teach an all-boy class) have debates at the lunch table almost every day. Often someone who has duty will come by and tell me what they have debated on that particular day. Sometimes they get very animated and involved in their discussion. I remind them about appropriate noise level in the cafeteria (and not standing up to talk to someone 5 seats down from you), and move on. It's actually quite funny what they carry from lessons into the discussion, or sometimes thoughts they had that were spurred from lessons. Below are some of the topics I have been informed of. Remember, they are 7 and 8 year olds.

During Red Ribbon week the discussion ended up being about whether there were good drugs or if all drugs were bad (think Tylenol, prescriptions, etc...). The same week they discussed their parents' drinking habits.

When studying fairy tales the boys debated about the rudeness of the Gingerbread Man and Goldilocks.

When beginning to write our Marine pen pal they debated which branch of the military was the best branch.

Two weeks ago they discussed the length of time you had to be in our classroom to not be considered a new student any more. We had just received our first new student that week.

This past week they discussed women's rights. This was spurred from studying about Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, and the fact that he went to a school where women can't attend.

Jan 25, 2014, 9:19 pm

#3 - Kirby, I'm both amuse and impressed!

Jan 25, 2014, 9:21 pm

I know! 2nd graders!

Jan 25, 2014, 10:39 pm

If The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 Seasons doesn't make anyone laugh, I don't know what will!

Jan 25, 2014, 11:30 pm


Fev 2, 2014, 11:58 pm

It's so true!

Fev 4, 2014, 9:28 am

#8 -- *snerk*

Abr 3, 2014, 3:24 pm

Abr 17, 2014, 11:09 am

Book Fair going on here this week...yesterday a Kindergartner bought a Star Wars Lego book. The book was about Yoda, but came with a Storm Trooper Lego. I said, "Oh, Storm Troopers are the bad guys." He said Storm Troopers are "cool." "But they're the bad guys!" I repeated. "Wouldn't a Yoda Lego be better?" He stood his ground, and continued to maintain the coolness of the Storm Trooper. Made me laugh.

Abr 18, 2014, 5:33 am

another youngling lost to the dark side.

Abr 18, 2014, 4:52 pm

I've been vetting LT reviews today, making sure they're legitimate reviews before pushing them to our library customers' catalogs. This snippet made me giggle:
"This book was beautiful and I very much enjoyed it. However, I feel the nuances were lost on me, like a rhinoceros playing with a robin's eggshell."

Abr 19, 2014, 1:58 pm

So there is clearly something about the LT font that makes the "m" look like an "r n" - it made me laugh when I saw that I'd been added to the 75 book challenge's list of readathoners for this weekend and they typed GlitterFe r n" for my name :) Might ask about getting that changed to "GlitterFemme" -- that doesn't look like "Fe r n r n e," does it??

Abr 19, 2014, 5:11 pm

A staff tag! :) I didn't see it as rn until other people started talking about it, now I do though...

Abr 19, 2014, 10:17 pm

I swear I'm turning the staff tag off after I post! I've also submitted my request to have the name changed... I'm sure Tim will get a kick out of that (if he sees it before someone else gets it, that is).

Abr 19, 2014, 11:17 pm

:) I think we're all getting a kick out of spotting the staff tag because we're all so proud of you.

Abr 20, 2014, 3:21 am


Abr 20, 2014, 3:00 pm

Aww shucks, Rissa, thanks :)

>19 justjukka: That is hilarious!

Abr 21, 2014, 12:45 am

The TAG! I see the tag! I feel like I just spotted a rare bird!
GlitterFemme does look more like two m's. Funny how the mind can play tricks on what we see!
I would miss GlitterFern because thinking of glittery ferns makes me happy.
If you change the end to mmmme it looks like an caterpillar with a smiley mouth.

Abr 21, 2014, 7:54 am

I guess a smiley caterpillar isn't so bad ;)

Abr 21, 2014, 9:18 am

GlitterFern makes me think of one of those pre-made Pottermore screen names.

Maio 10, 2014, 1:48 pm

I found this on thinkgeek and thought they were awesome!

Maio 10, 2014, 10:46 pm

Oh! I wish I could get one!

Maio 12, 2014, 2:12 am

24:  Wow, that's almost classic ThinkGeek.

Maio 28, 2014, 12:10 am

That was fun!

Maio 29, 2014, 10:14 pm

Editado: Jun 23, 2014, 11:23 am

Okay, so basically someone Tweeted J.K. Rowling saying they'd love to get the Harry Potter story from Draco's perspective. This was her reply:

With the note "It would look a lot like this."

Jun 23, 2014, 10:23 am

>30 biblioholic29: That's awesome!!!

Jun 23, 2014, 2:15 pm

I love it!

Jun 24, 2014, 8:04 am


Jun 24, 2014, 9:18 pm

Kitty did not want a bath.

Jul 3, 2014, 10:25 am

This post has been going around the Internet for a couple weeks, so maybe you have all seen it, but there are some good ones here:

33 Harry Potter Jokes Even Muggles Will Appreciate

Jul 3, 2014, 10:42 am

I had somehow missed it, foggi - that's some funny stuff right there :)

Jul 3, 2014, 6:03 pm

Loved them all! Thanks Foggie!

Jul 7, 2014, 9:50 pm

>35 foggidawn: I hadn't seen these. They're great!

Jul 10, 2014, 11:18 pm

While updating my librarything today I stopped here to check in on my favorite group after a few years away and laughed to see that the group's picture is of me!

Jul 11, 2014, 11:22 pm

>39 reenathebookworm: Hi, Reena! Good to see you again!

Jul 12, 2014, 2:47 am

>39 reenathebookworm: Welcome back!

My little brother is worth many a chuckle, but the best ones are when he doesn't intend to be funny.  He traveled light, content to use whatever showering toiletries we had to offer.  While elbowing each other as we brushed our teeth, one morning, he informed me that my bodywash stinks.  This struck me as an impossibility since it is unscented.  Seriously, my husband and I use this stuff:

Toothbrush in mouth, I picked up the half-empty refill bottle, uncapped it, and squeezed the bottle a few times under his nose.

He smelled nothing and responded, "So you're telling me that I stink?"

Is there a point in showering if you smell like a bed of roses?

Jul 12, 2014, 11:38 am

So our dogs always love the t-shirt ropes, and we have to replace them every one in a while. With Lily teething, we've had to replace them a little more often than usual. Mom's been saying for a few weeks that we need to make some more.

Yesterday I was folding t-shirts and putting them away in my bedroom when Lily pranced in, gently took the shirt out of my hand and pranced right back out. Luckily it was an old stained t-shirt. When I went in the living room to check on her, she was laying down on it. Now they have pretty blue ropes to play with.

Jul 12, 2014, 1:46 pm

>42 kirbyowns: I love it when animals seem to know exactly what they're doing. XD

Set 18, 2014, 11:28 am

The other day at dismissal time, a student named Juan was not in the correct place to be picked up. I was sent to go get him, telling the teacher in charge that I needed Juan. She says, "Which Juan?" and gives me a student. "No, that's the wrong Juan," I said. We both were giggling, but neither Juan knew why. :)

Set 19, 2014, 3:25 pm

All of the hidden pirate talk on LT is making me laugh today :)

Set 19, 2014, 10:30 pm

Thank you. I so needed some pirate talk today. It would have worked so well for keelhauling patrons coming in at the blooming end of the day with massive fines on their library cards.

Either that, or we need librarian ninjas.

Set 21, 2014, 4:34 pm

I'd say we should do a ninja day theme, but invisible text would make site navigation pretty difficult.

Set 21, 2014, 5:55 pm

Very true. You never see the ninjas coming never see them, really.

Out 2, 2014, 10:39 pm

Out 2, 2014, 10:39 pm

Ninjas took my post! ;)

Out 2, 2014, 11:04 pm

LOL! Not even safe online!