Thursday, April 2, 2009

Thursday Thirteen

Well, since I find it difficult to be creative every week, I've enjoyed sharing other people's creativity, quoting their quotes, so to speak. This week's quotes are from the strange mind of Stephen Wright.

1. Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
2. Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.
3. Don't you hate when your hand falls asleep and you know it will be up all night.
4. Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
5. I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.
6. I had some eyeglasses. I was walking down the street when suddenly the prescription ran out.
7. Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen.
8. There was a power outage at a department store yesterday. Twenty people were trapped on the escalators.
9. Why don't they make the whole plane out of that black box stuff.
10. If one synchronised swimmer drowns, do all the rest have to drown too?
11. I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.
12. I went down the street to the 24-hour grocery. When I got there, the guy was locking the front door. I said, 'Hey, the sign says you're open 24 hours.' He said, 'Yes, but not in a row.'
13. If a word in the dictionary were misspelled, how would we know?


  1. That was great...laughing at the sychronized Great post!

  2. Steven Wright is funny! It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to paint it. LMAO!

  3. I'm a big Steven Wright fan, so I'd heard most (or possibly all) of them before, but good to hear them again. Not the ones I'd necessarily have chosen (although I'd definitely have gone for Otin's small world one, and that one about his friend who was such a procrastinator he didn't get a birthmark 'til he was 7) but then again he's got a wealth of material. The last one reminded me of his other jokes "The first time I read the dictionary I thought it was a big poem about everything" and "What's another word for Thesaurus?"

  4. He was a favorite of mine in college when he performed in Boston all the time. Thanks for the chuckles!