Fibbing Friday — Music to My Ears

Frank (aka PCGuy) and Di (aka Pensitivity101) alternate as hosts for Fibbing Friday, a silly little exercise where we are to write a post with our answers to the ten questions below. But as the title suggests, truth is not an option. The idea is to fib a little, a lot, tell whoppers, be inventive, silly, or even outrageous, in our responses. Today is Frank’s turn and he wants to know…

  1. What is Mick Jagger known for? He couldn’t get no satisfaction.
  2. What do Ronnie Milsap and Stevie Wonder have in common? Stevie had to wonder who Ronnie Milsap was.
  3. What was the rock musical, Tommy really about? The invention of the tommy gun.
  4. What was Liberace’s claim to fame? He invented the candelabra.
  5. Why were bubbles such a big part of The Lawrence Welk Show? Bubbles was the name of the stripper who introduced Lawrence Welk at the beginning of each show.
  6. What exactly is chamber music? It’s the echoing sound when a turd hits the bottom of the chamber pot.
  7. What physical impairment did Ludwig van Beethoven suffer from? Severe arthritis in his fingers.
  8. What type of music was popular during the Big Band Era? A cappella music.
  9. What is Weird Al Yankovic known for? He had a weird affinity for using chamber pots instead of toilets to do his business in.
  10. What did Sonny Bono do once he left the entertainment industry? He enlisted in the army.

Fandango’s Flashback Friday — March 11th

Wouldn’t you like to expose your newer readers to some of your earlier posts that they might never have seen? Or remind your long term followers of posts that they might not remember? Each Friday I will publish a post I wrote on this exact date in a previous year.

How about you? Why don’t you reach back into your own archives and highlight a post that you wrote on this very date in a previous year? You can repost your Friday Flashback post on your blog and pingback to this post. Or you can just write a comment below with a link to the post you selected.

If you’ve been blogging for less than a year, go ahead and choose a post that you previously published on this day (the 11th) of any month within the past year and link to that post in a comment.

This was originally posted on March 11, 2018.

A River in Eqypt


“Come on over and have a seat kids,” Uncle Matt said to his niece and nephew. “Did I ever tell you about the time that…”

Bobby cut his uncle off. “I’m sorry, Uncle Matt, but Betty and I have to be someplace. Maybe you can tell us about whatever you were going to tell us when we get back.”

“Sure kids,” Uncle Matt said. “It can wait until the two of you return.

Bobby and Betty grabbed their jackets and ran outside. “Phew,” said Betty. “That was quick thinking.”

“No way I was going to sit through another one of Uncle Matt’s long, incoherent stories about something he did in his ‘prime,’” said Bobby.

“I know,” Betty said. “His stories meander from one thing to another and go on forever. And he goes into so much unnecessary detail. I think he’s, like, anile.

“Anile?” Bobby said. “Do you mean that his stories meander like the Nile River?”

“No,” Betty responded. “I mean anile, as in both anal and senile.”

Written for today’s one-word prompt, “meander.”

FOWC with Fandango — Jazz


It’s March 11, 2022. Welcome to Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (aka, FOWC). I will be posting each day’s word just after midnight Pacific Time (U.S.).

Today’s word is “jazz.”

Write a post using that word. It can be prose, poetry, fiction, non-fiction. It can be any length. It can be just a picture or a drawing if you want. No holds barred, so to speak.

Once you are done, tag your post with #FOWC and create a pingback to this post if you are on WordPress. Please check to confirm that your pingback is there. If not, please manually add your link in the comments.

And be sure to read the posts of other bloggers who respond to this prompt. You will marvel at their creativity.