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Entries Tagged as 'Funny Hobby'

How to Know When You’re the Opposite of Handy

February 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Children and Pets, Clash of the Sexes, Construction Humor, Cute, Family Humor, Farce, Funny Banter, Funny Construction, Funny Do It Yourself, Funny Dog, Funny Embarrassment, Funny Family, Funny Generation Gap, Funny Handyman, Funny Hobby, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Funny Pain, Funny Technology, Human Nature, Lifestyle, Offbeat, Outrageous, Romp, Satire, Screwball, Slice of Life

“Real” men know how to make and repair things. They’re even able to improvise. I’m always astonished when one of my friends assembles furniture out of ferns. I’m not feeling as bad about my shortcomings as I used to. Nowadays, most things are so complex that when they break down, the only recourse is to […]

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I’ve Taken Up Roller Blading to Save on Gas

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Family Humor, Funny Embarrassment, Funny Environmental, Funny Hobby, Funny Sports, Human Nature, Lifestyle, Offbeat, Screwball, Slice of Life, Sports and Recreation, Sports Humour

I’ve taken up roller blading. The joke is that it’s to save on gasoline. But it’s actually because I’ve done a lot of ice skating and how much harder can it be to roller blade?   Turns out, it’s a lot harder. Ice is slippery, but it’s flat. The roads I’ve been going on with […]

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Dad has a New Hobby

October 8th, 2008 · No Comments · American Humor, Bad Taste, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Children and Pets, Cute, Family, Family Humor, Farce, Funny Absurd, Funny Aging, Funny Animal, Funny Character Study, Funny Family, Funny Hobby, Funny Outrageous, Funny Pet, Funny Rude, Lifestyle, Medical Humor, Offbeat, Outrageous, Screwball, Sports and Recreation, Tasteless, Whimsy, Zany

We all live such fast-paced lives these days. How do we fit everything in? I have reviewed my daily routine and come to the conclusion that what I resent most is the time I give over to shaving, bathing, brushing and flossing my teeth, clipping my nails and nose hairs and applying deodorant. I get […]

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