Word Nerd … Lexophiles

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“Lexophile” describes those that have a love for sentences such as, “You can tune a piano, but you can’t tuna fish,” and, “To write with a broken pencil is pointless.”An annual competition is held by the ‘New York Times’ to see who can create the best original lexophile.

This year’s submissions:

◾I changed my iPod’s name to Titanic. It’s syncing now.

◾England has no kidney bank, but it does have a Liverpool.

◾Haunted French pancakes give me the crepes.

◾This girl today said she recognized me from the Vegetarians Club, but I’d swear I’ve never met herbivore.

◾I know a guy who’s addicted to drinking brake fluid, but he says he can stop any time.

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◾A thief who stole a calendar got twelve months.

◾When the smog lifts in Los Angeles U.C.L.A.

◾I got some batteries that were given out free of charge.

◾A dentist and a manicurist married. They fought tooth and nail.

◾A will is a dead giveaway.

◾With her marriage, she got a new name and a dress.

◾Police were summoned to a daycare center where a three-year-old was resisting a rest.

◾Did you hear about the fellow whose entire left side was cut off? He’s all right now.

◾A bicycle can’t stand alone; it’s just two tired. ◾The guy who fell onto an upholstery machine last week is now fully recovered.

◾He had a photographic memory but it was never fully developed.

◾When she saw her first strands of gray hair she thought she’d dye.

◾Acupuncture is a jab well done. That’s the point of it.

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◾I didn’t like my beard at first. Then it grew on me.

◾Did you hear about the crossed-eyed teacher who lost her job because she couldn’t control her pupils? ◾When you get a bladder infection, urine trouble.

◾When chemists die, they barium.

◾I stayed up all night to see where the sun went, and then it dawned on me.

◾I’m reading a book about anti-gravity. I just can’t put it down.

◾Those who get too big for their pants will be totally exposed in the end.

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