A. It didn’t notice it had.
Examples seen by observers in the south east on Monday 17/06/2019
This morning I put the washing machine on. But I decided it didn't suit me.
This handsome flower which I spotted yesterday (you see I am a flowerspotter) is meadow cranesbill, Geranium pratense. It is called cranesbill because its seed-pods look like the bill of a crane. You may be suprised that it is a geranium, because it doesn't look quite like the geraniums you see in pots, but I believe they are more properly called pelargoniums, at least by botanists.
The Latin name Geranium is from the Greek γέρανος, 'geranos', which means a crane, and this give scope for confusion, because the name pelargonium is derived from the Greek πελαργός, 'pelargos', a stork, and some pelargoniums are called storksbills.
The French for crane is grue and this opens up another interesting byway, because it is thought the word pedigree originated fron medieval French pé de grue, cranes-foot. When scribes drew up family trees they showed descent by a symbol thought to resemble a crane's foot.
If I were a bird, do you know what I’d do?
I’d sit on a branch and go whoo hoo hoo.
A. Because both are inconveniences.
I opened this email. “Can of worms” is what it said.
I always believed lemmings were yellow. So what did I know?
Is a suspended parliament the same as a hung one?
The universe was created in a bag
This became a big bag
Qu. Why didn't mammoths come up with a survival strategy?
Ans. Because they were woolly thinkers!
"One day everyone will wear a smart watch", said Tom futuristically.
Tom talked candidly about his work as a confectioner.
At the gates of heaven
I suppose I'll be asked to show my papers.
If they are not all in order
I'll be sent to a transit camp
Or even deported to you know where.
You used to be so proud of that rose bush
Now just a few blooms straggle across the garden fence
A fading memory.
The cliff was way off.
Listening to an old song of love
From before the time we were born
I breathed your scent again
For a short moment.
When I was a kid we had a bat that roosted in the family motor. We used to call it our flying car pet.
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