|PHEEBS IS HAPPY TO SEE GRASS GROWING AGAIN|
|NICE TO SEE SPRING'S GREEN EMERGING FROM AUTUMN'S GOLD|
|GREAT TO SEE FIELDS OF GREEN ONCE AGAIN EMERGING FROM FIELDS OF WHITE AND MUDDY BROWN|
|MY TWO EMERALD CEDARS ARE NOW PLANTED|
|OUR PARK IS ALSO GREENING UP NICELY|
There is no egg in the egg plant
No ham in the hamburger
And neither pine nor apple in the pineapple.
English muffins were not invented in England
French fries were not invented in France.
We sometimes take English for granted. But if we examine its paradoxes we find that Quicksand takes you down slowly
Boxing rings are square
And a guinea pig is neither from Guinea nor is it a pig.
If writers write, how come fingers don't fing.
The teacher taught, Why didn't the preacher praught.
If a vegetarian eats vegetables what the heck does a humanitarian eat!?
Why do people recite at a play and play at a recital?
Park on driveways and drive on parkways
You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language where a house can burn up as it burns down and in which you fill in a form by filling it out
English was invented by people, not computers and it reflects the creativity of the human race which of course isn't a race at all
That is why when the stars are out they are visible but when the lights are out they are invisible
And why it is that when I wind up my watch it starts but when I wind up this observation, it ends.