Fibbing Friday — Secrets and Magic

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 Di’s turn to host and here are her questions.

1. What is a menagerie?

It’s a type of seedless fruit that is a cross between a tangerine and a mandarin orange.

2. What is Victoria’s Secret?

She’s having a torrid affair with her husband’s brother.

3. What is the secret of The Black Magic Box?

It’s not black and there is nothing magic about it.

4. What do hurricanes, tornadoes, and mosquitoes have in common?

They all suck, either literally or figuratively.

5. What do Merlin and a Griffin have in common?

They are both legendary.

6. Complete this famous trio: Sooty, Sweep, and ……………………

…Scooby Dooby Doo.

7. Who are the Telly Tubbies?

Fat kids who can’t keep secrets.

8. Why are Hymns not called Hers?

Because the church is sexist.

9. Whose signature logo is The Whopper?

Andre the Giant.

10. What is skiffle?

The latest teenage dance craze.

Fibbing Friday — Across the Pond

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 to host and here are his questions.

1. What’s the difference between “going on holiday” and “taking a vacation”?

A holiday lasts one to three days. A vacation lasts one to three weeks.

2. What’s the difference between a “rubbish bin” and a “trash can”?

A rubbish bin is where you store worthless stuff that you don’t want to throw away, whereas a trash can is where you put worthless stuff that you do want to throw away.

3. What’s the difference between the “boot” of a car and the “trunk” of a car?

You load boots and shoes into the car’s boot, but you load suitcases (aka luggage) into the car’s trunk.

4. What’s the difference between a “nappie” and a “diaper”?

A nappie is what you take when you’re tired. A diaper is what you wear when you’re incontinent.

5. What’s the difference between the “pavement” and a “sidewalk”?

Pavement is the surface material for a street. Sidewalk is a way of walking like a crab.

6. What’s the difference between “chips” and “French fries”?

Chips are small, flat, round pieces of plastic used for playing poker. French fries are people from France who have consumed excessive quantities of alcohol and are “fried.”

7. What’s the difference between the “bonnet” of a car and the “hood” of a car?

The bonnet is another name for the retractable top on a convertible. The hood is the part of a sweatshirt you wear over your head to keep your head warm and your hair from blowing around while driving in a convertible with the bonnet down.

8. What’s the difference between a “rubber” and an “eraser”?

A rubber is another name for a condom. An eraser is another name for the morning after pill when you forgot to wear a rubber.

9. What’s the difference between a “flannel” and a “washcloth”?

A flannel is a soft, warm shirt, often with a plaid-like design. A washcloth is what you use to wash your baby’s butt after he or she has had a messy diaper.

10. What’s the difference between a “pram” and a “stroller”?

A pram is a type of plumb jam. A stroller is what they call an elderly person who goes to a shopping mall before the stores open and who strolls around the mall for exercise.

Fibbing Friday — Poetry in Motion

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 Di’s turn to host and here are her questions.

1. What is the significance of today in 1564 and 1616?

They both occurred a log time ago.

2. Who said “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players”?

Martin Scorsese.

3. Who was widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and one of the world’s greatest dramatists?

Fandango. Thank you. Thank you very much.

4. What was The Globe?

It was a scale model of the planet Earth before the Flat-Earthers came to power and destroyed everything round.

5. “Much ado about nothing” was about what?

Nothing much.

6. Who were Titania and Oberon?

Tristan and Isolde’s first cousins.

7. Who were known as The Weird Sisters or Wayward Sisters?

Those were the previous names used by the members of the band “Twisted Sisters” before they became famous.

8. What is Bardolatry?

It’s the worship of poets.

9. Who said “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none?”

The Pope.

10. Who was known as The Swan of Avon?

The Ugly Duckling.

Fibbing Friday — Well Meaning

Frank (aka PCGuy) and Di (aka Pensitivity101) alternate as host 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 to host and here are his questions.

1. What exactly is a “Five and Dime”?

It’s the amount of interest I earned from my bank on my savings account last month.

2. What gets sold at a “General Store”?

Supplies for anyone in the military who has reached the rank of general.

3. Why are they called “Department Stores”?

These are stores that sell supplies and equipment to various departments in federal, state, and local governments.

4. What’s so convenient about a “Convenience Store”?

It’s across the street from my house.

5. What is a “Blue Light Special”?

It’s a sale that takes place at a convenience store once in a blue moon.

6. Why do some people call all soda, “Coke”?

Because such people have no taste.

7. What franchise is nicknamed “The Home of the Whopper”?

It’s a series of XXX-rated movies that feature well endowed males.

8. Which franchise claims to be “Finger-lickin’ Good”?

It’s that same series of XXX-rated “Whopper” movies that feature women who like the well endowed men who appear in them.

9. What does “IHOP” stand for?

It’s text message speak for I Have Other Plans.

10. What does “Scattered, Smothered, and Covered” mean?

It’s what some people do with the ashes of loved ones who have been cremated.

Fibbing Friday — Colors

Frank (aka PCGuy) and Di (aka Pensitivity101) alternate as host 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 Di’s turn to host and here are her questions.

1. What is a black hole?

That is where odd socks that disappear in the laundry go.

2. Why are we said to be green with envy?

Because green is the color of vomit 🤮 and being envious can make you sick to your stomach.

3. Where will you find the yellow brick road?

It’s referenced in the song by Donovan, “Mellow Yellow.”

4. What is a red herring?

A herring that fell asleep in a tanning bed.

5. What is carte blanche?

A white serving cart.

6. What are parma violets?

The ultraviolet lights used in tanning beds, like the one that poor herring fell asleep in.

7. Who was Scarlett O’Hara?

Mrs. O’Hara’s daughter, who was easily embarrassed and was always blushing.

8. Why are smurfs blue?

Because they love to see which smurf can hold its breath the longest, and when doing so, their skin tends to turn blue due to lack of oxygen.

9. What is a black and tan?

A dog carrier.

10. What is a strawberry blond?

A moldy strawberry.