I know. I know! I should just shut up already!

But I can’t help myself. It was the girl’s first day back at school, and I’ve been downright *giddy* in spite of my fatigue. And then earlier I used the word “feud”. I started thinking: Shouldn’t it be F-U-E-D?

No, no. That wouldn’t sound like fyood. It would sound like fooed, as in:

The men fued.

Top-12-Martial-Arts-Kung-Fu-Movie-Fights-Scenes

But then if you tried to conjugate the verb it would sound like:

The men had fued.

the-men-fued

And of course that lead to this:

Would you care for a sandwich?

momandbaby

And I’ve been guffawing over it ever since.

 

Advertisements

37 thoughts on “I know. I know! I should just shut up already!

  1. How dare you make fun of our feuding… hey… you’re right… that is a fun word… fued… feud… did Freud ever feud? Should we have sangfroid about our feuds? Is it rude to feud? But if it was good enough for the Hatfields and the McCoys…

    Like

  2. I agree. EU UE EIEIO. Back in the day people made a stink about the way a certain president pronounced nuclear and then I could never spell it anymore, always putting in those two letters in questions and wondering what order the belonged in Ms. M. Pre-spell check days were something, you know?!

    Like

    • I do. We had pre-automatic credit card swipe days and pre-CD days (hell, pre-casette tape days, huh?). Not to mention pre-remote control days.

      This may be unrelated, but here’s what makes me crazy:

      Say I go to the store and my bill is $10.83. All I have is a $20 and some singles (because I am old enough to still carry cash from time to time). I give the cashier $21, and instead of giving me a ten dollar bil plus 17 cents change, they try to give me back the single, like I made a mistake.

      oy.

      Liked by 1 person

Lay it on me.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s