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    notasheep
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    “Beware the Jabberwock my son!

    The jaws that bite, the claws that snatch

    Beware the Jubjub bird and shun

    The frumious Bandersnatch.”

    He took his vorpal sword in hand,

    Long time the manxsome foe he sought

    Till rested he by the Tumtum tree

    And stood awhile in thought.

    And as in uffish thought he stood,

    The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame

    Came whiffling through the tulgy wood

    And burbled as it came!

    One, two! One, two! And through and through

    His vorpal blade went snicker-snack,

    He left it dead and with its head

    He went galumphing back.

    “And hast though slain the Jabberwock?

    Come to my arms my beamish boy!

    Oh frabjous day! Caloo calay!”

    He chortled in his joy.

    Twas brillig and the slithy toves

    Did gyre and gimble in the wabe

    All mimsy were the borogroves

    And the mome raths outgrabe.

    #1047566
    notasheep
    Member

    There you go, JMH

    #1047567
    OneOfMany
    Participant

    The moon was shining sulkily,

    Because she thought the sun

    Had got no business to be there

    After the day was done –

    ‘It’s very rude of him,’ she said,

    ‘To come and spoil the fun!’

    #1047568
    just my hapence
    Participant

    They went to sea in a Sieve, they did,

    In a Sieve they went to sea:

    In spite of all their friends could say,

    On a winter’s morn, on a stormy day,

    In a Sieve they went to sea!

    And when the Sieve turned round and round,

    And every one cried, ‘You’ll all be drowned!’

    They called aloud, ‘Our Sieve ain’t big,

    But we don’t care a button! we don’t care a fig!

    In a Sieve we’ll go to sea!

    Far and few, far and few,

    Are the lands where the Jumblies live;

    Their heads are green, and their hands are blue,

    And they went to sea in a Sieve.

    #1047569
    just my hapence
    Participant

    ‘The time has come,’ the Walrus said,

    ‘To talk of many things:

    Of shoes — and ships — and sealing wax —

    Of cabbages — and kings —

    And why the sea is boiling hot —

    And whether pigs have wings.’

    #1047570
    OneOfMany
    Participant

    From the ashes a fire shall be woken,

    A light from the shadows shall spring;

    Renewed shall be blade that was broken,

    The crownless again shall be king.

    #1047571
    Torah613Torah
    Participant

    OneofMany – author?

    #1047572
    OneOfMany
    Participant

    “A loaf of bread,” the Walrus said,

    “Is what we chiefly need:

    Pepper and vinegar besides

    Are very good indeed–

    Now if you’re ready, Oysters dear,

    We can begin to feed.”

    “But not on us!” the Oysters cried,

    Turning a little blue.

    “After such kindness, that would be

    A dismal thing to do!”

    “The night is fine,” the Walrus said.

    “Do you admire the view?

    “It was so kind of you to come!

    And you are very nice!”

    The Carpenter said nothing but

    “Cut us another slice:

    I wish you were not quite so deaf–

    I’ve had to ask you twice!”

    “It seems a shame,” the Walrus said,

    “To play them such a trick,

    After we’ve brought them out so far,

    And made them trot so quick!”

    The Carpenter said nothing but

    “The butter’s spread too thick!”

    “I weep for you,” the Walrus said:

    “I deeply sympathize.”

    With sobs and tears he sorted out

    Those of the largest size,

    Holding his pocket-handkerchief

    Before his streaming eyes.

    “O Oysters,” said the Carpenter,

    “You’ve had a pleasant run!

    Shall we be trotting home again?’

    But answer came there none–

    And this was scarcely odd, because

    They’d eaten every one.

    #1047573
    OneOfMany
    Participant

    This one? Tolkien.

    #1047574

    (Not to interrupt, but the last few posts all have something in common…)

    #1047575
    Torah613Torah
    Participant

    Thanks OneOfMany, I was too lazy to google 🙂

    #1047576
    notasheep
    Member

    yes, HO, we have all been quoting some of the silliest poems verbatim. But it’s still good fun!

    #1047577
    BaalHabooze
    Participant

    but those latkes burned for 8 days loooong…..ouuuuuuuuwgh!

    #1047578
    just my hapence
    Participant

    We go forward because we dare not go back. (GK Chesterton)

    #1047579
    BaalHabooze
    Participant

    Who cares?! In the end, we’re gonna be redeemed anyway, move to E”Y, bask in G-d’s Glory, learn torah with the deepest of pleasures and wisdom, have world peace, illness deseases and sickness will be a thing of the past, be in the company of the greatest spiritual giants ever, have eternal happiness and bliss, and have zero worries to distract us from all this.

    Oh, and no cellphones.

    #1047580
    tzaddiq
    Member

    so instead of a ‘k’ i wrote a ‘q’ and pressed enter.

    that was at 3 am.

    the next morning when i logged on i’m like “whaaa…..?? who spells tzaddik with a q??!”

    #1047581
    BaalHabooze
    Participant

    Every time I’m driving and the green light turns yellow, I always have that same voice in my head scream out, “Challenge accepted!”

    #1047582
    tzaddiq
    Member

    i’m confused. oh, wait, maybe i’m not…

    #1047583
    frummy in the tummy
    Participant

    (Every time I’m stopped at a red and it turns to green, I check both ways for BaalHabooze and proceed)

    (Being in parentheses exempts a post from the rules, right?)

    #1047584
    Luna Lovegood
    Participant

    Turn to page three hundred and ninety-four

    #1047585
    tzaddiq
    Member

    and then, there were SEVEN.

    #1047586
    Luna Lovegood
    Participant

    Don’t forget cute and fluffy!

    #1047587
    tzaddiq
    Member

    presto! i have found the elixir of youth!

    #1047588
    just my hapence
    Participant

    I’m the clever one, you’re the potato one…

    #1047589
    phdmom
    Member

    Who’s on First?

    #1047590
    tzaddiq
    Member

    She saw the Seer see saucy sushi seeds sing Shivisi flawlesly.

    #1047591
    chalilavchas
    Member

    I hear theres someone in jail, giving a “touching” Shiur on Hilchos Yichud.

    #1047592
    OneOfMany
    Participant

    #1047593
    just my hapence
    Participant

    I have declared war on the moon.

    #1047594
    OneOfMany
    Participant

    Judoon platoon upon the moon.

    #1047595
    tzaddiq
    Member

    “so they got married and they lived happily ever after.”

    who writes up this stuff??

    #1047596
    just my hapence
    Participant

    Silurian, servant and sontaran vs. snowmen. Safe!

    #1047597
    BaalHabooze
    Participant

    “Pakod Yifkod”

    that’s a new app for Redemption.

    #1047598
    Luna Lovegood
    Participant

    We’re in a forest. In a box. In a sitting room. Pay attention!

    #1047599
    tzaddiq
    Member

    (sigh)…….if I had $50,000,000…….

    #1047600
    OneOfMany
    Participant

    SHINOBI ALLIANCE NO JUTSU!

    #1047601
    tzaddiq
    Member

    Today is Wednesday, January 16, 2013.

    (Just in case anyone from a time machine lands on today’s date, logs onto this site, and peeks at this thread, and badly needs to know the exact date he is in now.)

    You’re welcome, and enjoy your stay.

    #1047602
    ukguyinEY
    Participant

    Its all Boris Johnsons fault

    #1047603
    BaalHabooze
    Participant

    Shtreimel? check

    Beketcha? check

    walking stick? check

    long beard and peyos? check

    ..ahhem…ladies and gentleman, I, BaalHabooze, hereby, declare myself a REBBE!!!

    #1047604
    Toi
    Participant

    wheres your snuff box?!?!?

    #1047605
    BaalHabooze
    Participant

    that and shmaltz herring, eh?

    ..ow…this rubber is hurting my neck! I knew I should have grown my own beard instead of opting for this fake one!!

    #1047606
    Toi
    Participant

    but it could be a very big bahnahna.

    #1047607
    tzaddiq
    Member

    by raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand

    #1047608
    tzaddiq
    Member

    i’m freeeezing here in montreal today: -26C (-15F), with wind chill factor it feels like -38 (-36F)!! Everything is ICE!

    brrrrrrrrrrrrr

    (sigh) now i’m just reminiscing the good ‘ol warm days of December where it was nice enough to at least snow,…

    #1047609
    just my hapence
    Participant

    Bah, humbug!

    #1047610
    OneOfMany
    Participant

    Have you ever heard an ant wearing fur slippers walk across a thick wool carpet?

    #1047611
    BaalHabooze
    Participant

    My favorite part of Tu B’Shvat is that, then, it’s only one month until Purim! 😀

    l’chaim yidden, l’chaim!

    #1047612
    shnitzy
    Member

    Hey! Where’s the coffee?!?

    #1047613
    Luna Lovegood
    Participant

    Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly

    #1047614
    OneOfMany
    Participant

    Luna: Have you ever read anything by Terry Pratchett? (Answer once someone has posted after this post so as to make your response random. ^_^)

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