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Fibbing Friday – Q & A Melange


Fibbing Friday – Q & A Mélange

These are fun questions we’re supposed to answer in any kind of silly, wrong, or outrageous ways. Just for fun!

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  1. Who sang the song, “Dust in the Wind”? … The Wizard of Oz was known to sing the Dust in the Wind song a time or two, when he wanted to rustle up a tornado.


  1. Finish the lyric: If you’re blue, and you don’t know where to go to, why don’t you go… … Why don’t you go to a paint store to get some more colors.


  1. Why is a two-wheel hand truck sometimes called a dolly? … Those little rolling contraptions were to haul around the cloned sheep – all named Dolly.


  1. The movie, Office Space wasn’t about office workers rebelling against their terrible boss. What was it about? … Office Space should have been called ‘Lice in Space’, because they had to evacuate the building to let the exterminators fumigate.


  1. What is gasoline more commonly called in the U.K.? … Gasoline has a funny word in the U.K. which is ‘push-o-line’ because the fuel pushes the vehicle forward.


  1. What is gasoline more commonly called to in the U.S.?  … In the U.S gasoline is known commonly as ‘go-juice’, because when you use it you can go places.


  1. Why did Elon Musk launch a car into space?  … I’m thinking he launched a car into space because his art project ‘Cadillac Ranch’ in Texas needed a boost.


  1. Robin Hood didn’t rob from the rich and give to the poor. What did he do?  … Robin Hood was a cool bird who visited bird feeders, eating all he could every day.


  1. What was Murder on the Orient Express really about?  … I heard that the train company employed lots of cats to catch the infestation of mice = murder you know.


  1. What was the last song ever recorded by the Beatles? … Oh, that’s an easy one! It was ’99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall’.


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Magpies – Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Close Eyes/Point/Write


Magpies – Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Close Eyes/Point/Write

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS June 8/19


Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “open book, point, write.” Pick up the closest book to you when you sit down to write your post. Close your eyes, open the book, and place your finger on the page. Whatever word or phrase your finger lands on, write about it. Enjoy!


Well, this should be interesting! Our always amazing hostess, Linda G. Hill, has given us this prompt. Thanks, Linda!

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So, I’m to get the closest book to me right this minute, close my eyes, point to some part of the page, then write about what it was I pointed to. Okay…

How close is close? Where should the book be? Should it be the one on top of the desk, the one on the middle shelf of the desk, the shelf to the left of me, or the table to the right of me?

Actually, none of the books nearest me are what you’d call ‘reading’ type books.

To the left is my old diary, that I kept and wrote in when I was 10 years old. I post some of these sometimes.

On the desk here, top shelf, is my little notebook I write Haiku for Cats in.

The next shelf down is a bird identifier book.

And, to the right I have pencil puzzle books, crossword books, and coloring books.

So … I’ll choose the bird book. Here’ goes!

First a photo of the book:



Here’s the random page, and I’d pointed to the first paragraph. The first line says ‘The magpie’s streaming, dark green, iridescent tail is as striking and diagnostic as its black-and-white plumage pattern.


Okay, then. First of all, I’ve never seen a magpie around here. I don’t think our part of the country is part of their normal territory. I may be mistaken, but from the little map included on the page, it doesn’t show it’s range as being here. They are much farther west.

I’d like to see one. Aren’t they supposed to be pretty smart, and can learn to talk? I’ve heard they like to find shiny objects to take. Or maybe that is crows? I never see crows here, either. Except one time when I was a kid, there was a crow (I think). He kept chasing this one little friend of mine who had blonde hair. I guess he wanted some of her shiny blonde hair for it’s nest, I don’t know. All I remember is we kids would all go running when that bird was dive bombing us.

The birds we have around here are mostly doves, sparrows, and grackles. Occasionally I’ll see a blue jay, or a cardinal, or a hawk. There are sea/lake ? gulls that fly over the little lake by our house. And there are cranes over there, too. They are fun to watch.

Anyway, that’s all I’ve got for writing about magpies.

Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend! 🙂


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