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an you read this right the first time?




> 1.. The bandage was wound around the wound.

> 2.. The farm was used to produce produce.

> 3.. The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.

> 4.. We must polish the Polish furniture.

> 5.. He could lead if he could get the lead out.

> 6.. The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.

> 7.. Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to

>present the present.

> 8.. A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.

> 9.. When shot at, the dove dove into the bush.

> 10.. I did not object to the object.

> 11.. The insurance was invalid for the invalid.

> 12.. There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.

> 13.. They were too close to the door to close it.

> 14.. The buck does funny things when the does are present.

> 15.. A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.

> 16.. To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.

> 17.. The wind was too strong to wind the sail.

> 18.. Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.

> 19.. I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.

> 20.. How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?



>Lets face it English is a crazy language. There is no egg in

>eggplant, nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple.

>English muffins weren't invented in England or French fries in France.

>Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren't sweet, are meat.




>We take English for granted. But if we explore its paradoxes, we find that

>quicksand can work slowly, boxing rings are square a guinea pig is neither

>from Guinea nor is it a pig.




>In what other language do people recite at a play and play at a recital?

>Ship by truck and send cargo by ship. Have noses that run and feet that

>smell? How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise

>man and a wise guy are opposites? You have to marvel at the unique lunacy

>of a language in which your house can burn up as it burns down, in which

>you fill in a form by filling it out, and in which an alarm goes off by

>going on.




>English was invented by people not computers, and it reflects the

>creativity of the human race, which, of course, is not a race at all, that

>is why, when the stars are out, they are visible, but when the lights are

>out, they are invisible.




>PS. Why doesn't buick

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How about getting your collective noggins around this one:


"The spaces between George and and and and and Dragon were too big"


Think that's the most times you can have the word "and" consecutively in a sentence.. but am sure someone will be able to outdo that!!

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