Tourists’ most bizarre complaints
IN HIS continuing search for the weird, wacky and wondrous in the world of travel, David Ellis says Britain’s Thomas Cook and the Association of British Travel Agents have compiled a list of their countrymen’s more bizarre complaints.
Ho... Read more
Old Jewish Catskill Humour - Part 2.
1. The Harvard School of Medicine did a study of why Jewish women like Chinese food so much. The study revealed that this is due to the fact that Won Ton spelled backward is Not Now.
2. There is a big controversy on the Jewish view of whe... Read more
Old Jewish Catskill Humour - Part 1.
You may remember the old Jewish Catskill comics of Vaudeville days, viz., Shecky Green, Red Buttons, Totie Fields, Milton Berle, Henny Youngman, and others. You've probably heard of them before, but don't you miss their humour? Not one single s... Read more
Yesterday we arrived in Brussels for our week's stay and after getting off the train from Amiens/Lille at 2pm we decided to have a bite to eat.
Long story short, we got DH backpack stolen with my lovely hot pink ... Read more
Greetings from Liege, Belgium and Luxembourg City.
On Friday we left Amsterdam by train to Liege. It was a long journey but luckily without changing trains! Liege is near the border with Holland. It has a very modern, striking station.
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Greetings from Amsterdam - Part 3.
On Wednesday 20th after another great breakfast we went to Hermitage, Amsterdam.
It is a fairly new gallery that's connected with Hermitage, St. Petersburg in Russia and they exhibit paintings and sculptures in Amsterdam.
The present exh... Read more
Greetings from Amsterdam #2
We are staying in a nice hotel in the centre of town and no need to take public transport-trams to get around. The staff at our hotel is very nice and helpful and suggested we go to Volendam for the day.
Tuesday turned out to be a lovely sunn... Read more
Greetings from Amsterdam.
This is our second evening in the centre of Amsterdam. From leaving our home to arriving at our hotel here was 38 hours! It's a nice hotel, very friendly staff and our room is big and comfortable. This morning's breakfast was ... Read more
One more sleep and then I am off!!!
It's my bedtime but I wanted to blog about my holiday.
It's that time of the year when we fly to UK, I call it our annual pilgrimage.
This time we're going to Benelux countries first for 3 weeks, then a 2 week cruise to Iceland and the Fjor... Read more
A man boarded an airplane and took his seat. As he settled in, he glanced up and saw the most beautiful woman boarding the plane. He soon realized she was heading straight towards his seat. As fate would have it, she took the seat right beside h... Read more
Wise Italian Grandfather!
Why Italian Fathers and Grandfathers pass their handguns down through the family.
An old Italian man is dying. He calls his grandson to his bedside, Guido, I wan' you lissina me. I wan' you to take-a my chrome plated .38 revolver so you ... Read more
The Jewish Elbow.
A Jewish grandmother is giving directions to her grown grandson who is coming to visit with his wife.
"You come to the front door of the apartment. I am in apartment 301 . There is a big panel at the front door. With your elbow , push butto... Read more
New York City Public Schools have officially declared Jewish English, now dubbed Hebronics, as a second language.
Backers of the move say the city schools are the first in the nation to recognize Hebronics as a valid language and a significan... Read more
Never squat with your spurs on!
Will Rogers, who died in a 1935 plane crash, was one of the greatest political sages this country has ever known.
Some of his sayings:
1. Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco.
2. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.
3. Ther... Read more
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Some Good Puns.
1. King Ozymandias of Assyria was running low on cash after years of war with the Hittites. His last great possession was the Star of the Euphrates, the most valuable diamond in the ancient world. Desperate, he went to Croesus, the pawnbroker, ... Read more