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The first word spoken on the moon was "okay". (Or not - see comments). Seoul, the South Korean capital, just means "the ca...

To anyone who got a mobile for Christmas

Mary had a mobile.
She texted day and night. 
But when it came to her exams 
She'd forgotten how to write.


Source

Xmas over excitement

As far as I know the little boy was fine, but he'd better hope he never becomes truly famous.  Just imagine if he ran for election in the future.

Spelling Fun - GHOUGHPHTHEIGHTTEEAU

If GH stands for P as in Hiccough
OUGH stands for O as in Dough
PHTH stands for T as in Phthisis
EIGH stands for A as in Neighbour
TTE stands for T as in Gazette
EAU stands for O as in Plateau
Then the correctg way to spell POTATO would be GHOUGHPHTHEIGHTTEEAU.

(I don't know where this came from originally, but thanks to +W┼éodzimierz Sobkowiak for reminding me of it.)

A bit of festive fun - Jimmy Kimmel Lie Detective



Thanks to +Aladdin Pasha for sharing.

Pronunciation fun

Can you make sense of this poem?  (Tip use the pronunciation rule for Cholmondeley Colquhoun)

A young man called Cholmondeley Colquhoun
Kept as a pet a babolquhoun.
His mother said, "Cholmondeley,
Do you think it quite colmondeley
To feed your babolquhoun with a spolquhoun?