Uncle Garabed’s Notebook (Oct. 8, 2016)

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Arabian Proverb

Never give advice in a crowd.


Ghost of a Chance

An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.

…Bishop Fulton J. Sheen


Kiss: A noun, though often used as a conjunction; it is never declined—it is more common than proper and is used in the plural and agrees with all genders.


A Modern Aphorism

People think, and people feel; but what they think doesn’t always agree with what they feel.


America or Armenia?

There is no greater sign of a general decay of virtue in a nation than a want of zeal in its inhabitants for the good of their country.

…Joseph Addison


Auditory Slip


Edo: Did you say your son’s girlfriend was a belly dancer?

Bedo: No, I said ballet dancer.


What’s in a Name?

Isadjanian: Arabic and Persian in derivation, identified as a descriptive term, Isa is defined as Jesus, and djan as soul or dear; therefore, dear Jesus or soul of Jesus.

Source: Armenian Weekly
Link: Uncle Garabed’s Notebook (Oct. 8, 2016)