English is a funny language – 2

Posted: July 31, 2012 in Bikramism, Feeling Funny, Humour, Laugh it off
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Continuing from Part 1

11) The insurance was invalid for the invalid.   (Shilpa Garg  came out with this one)

12) There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row .

13) They were too close to the door to close it.

14) The buck does funny things when the does are present.

15) A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.

16) To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.

17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail.

18) Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.

19) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.

20) How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?

Have a great week ..  Have you got any funnies like these :)

  1. Bindu says:

    At times it is really a crazy lang… good collection…


  2. Life Begins says:

    haha lol ..good ones


  3. Ashwathy says:

    Hey can you enlarge that pic? Can barely read what’s written 😐


  4. jaishvats says:

    ha ha…Thats a nice collection Bikram…


  5. Betty bought some butter. The butter was bitter. So she bought some better butter to make the bitter butter better.

    Can anything else beat this sentence in English? 😀

    Destination Infinity


  6. ashreyamom says:

    i remember my English teacher in school saying, “because cannot be used three times in a sentence because, because is a conjunction. :).
    good collection.


  7. Remembered Dharam’s role in ‘Chupke Chupke’ … English is a phunny language! Enjoyed reading your collection, Bikram!


  8. Sugar says:

    hahaha!! english is actually a phnnyy language..! 😀
    i’m reminded of big B n his muvi.. cant remembr the name though.


  9. manju says:

    Ha ha! Nice ones. 😀


  10. LLT says:

    Wow! Where do you get such sentences – sometimes we fail to notice them as we get so used to them I think – good collection…


  11. B k Chowla says:

    Rewind to Namak Halal of Amitabh Bachchan


  12. Punam J R says:

    Your post is worth a post box full of smiles..


  13. 🙂 And the Right wingers feel they have a right to fight against other people’s rights.
    And he wrote against learning by rote.


  14. yuvikachaube says:

    that was a good laugh!


  15. We rarely notice them and you put them all together!

    Take care buddy! 🙂


  16. Good ones, Bikram!


  17. 😀

    Ha ha ha ha

    These ones were surely funny….. English is such a funny language.


  18. Swaram says:

    He he likey like 😀


  19. Rahul says:

    Nice compilation , Bikram!


  20. Jas says:

    ha ha 😀 again some pretty good ones.


  21. techie2mom says:

    LOL, really funny :), how do you come up with these?!?


  22. Visha says:

    One more – The kid saw his father using the saw to cut the wood.

    Nice collection Bik 🙂


  23. lol very funny
    something like runny nose and smelly feet or
    fat chance and slim chance


  24. Awesome – and yes what a funny language when you look at it this way.


  25. Smita says:

    Had a goodlaugh reading this and I am sure can think of something but not remembering any thing off hand. WIll come back 🙂


  26. Shilpa Garg says:

    Interesting ones!! 😀


  27. sm says:

    yes english is a funny language


  28. Cool and you can use ashrey’s ‘because’ in the next part.


  29. Androgoth says:

    Another fun posting Bikram 🙂
    I hope that you are enjoying a
    wicked week my great friend 🙂



  30. Vaish says:

    Interesting collection Bikk! Loved the last one!


  31. raju070 says:

    Really love your little English quirks. They are so funny and bring a smile to the face and heart. Great collection and I read twice to have double the fun. 🙂


  32. Latha says:

    Been scratching my head whole day to come up with at least one sentence and no use..:( my son, my saviour’s dialogue once. There is this person who joined at work and I was telling that she’s getting good appreciation. So, he tells me: “Amma, you should work hard than that Nue(her name) girl (not new girl) and get good name too”. 🙂 Bikram, wanted to tell you from long time. The lines next to the check boxes on the bottom of the comment section is not visible. the notify me by email lines.


  33. Megha Sarin says:

    Lovely! Of course it funny and interesting too 🙂



  34. metherebel says:

    I had a good laugh reading a few of them 🙂


  35. Funny indeed 🙂


  36. Bhavia says:



  37. i4deeps says:

    and thats y i like this language 😛


  38. Deboshree says:

    Super collection, Mr. Bikram! 🙂


  39. pixie says:

    awesome! and this is one of the many many reasons as to why I love the English language! 🙂


  40. 🙂

    i remember 1…

    a sentence cannot start with because because because is a conjunction !


  41. sorry for not showing up..bsy bsy at work and home( boys have vacation ) …
    love all those similar words and different meaning… reminds me of teaching kevin in 3 rd grade;)


    • Hey harman, not to worry as and when you get time .. I know here also 6 weeks of vacations and Thankfully roads are empty and not that much traffic 🙂

      and hey I heard on news about the shooting at a gurudwara there SAD , SAD thing to have happened


  42. “There isn’t any sweet in sweetmeat” ??
    “How a wise guy really isn’t”??



  43. Amit Agarwal says:

    Ha ha ha 🙂 😀 Great ones Bikram 🙂 😀


  44. umashankar says:

    The best part is, you are going to continue the series. I believe these quirks or beauties are not limited to any one language. One of my favourites is:

    Is life worth living? It depends on the liver!


  45. panchali2 says:

    That’s a hilarious collection..LOL…


  46. sudhagee says:

    English is of course a phunny language and many Indians can walk English and talk English 😉


  47. R-A-J says:

    I agree with Sudhagee above 🙂


  48. Jzt4me says:

    Hai Bikram,

    Long time, no see!! Lol, tht was for myself…Again started going thru all the posts tht I have missed…I dint yet reach the first part, but did read the 2nd…lol!!!

    English is indeed funny enuf to confuse us when we are trying to clear our confusion. Ok now I am confused on what is it all about. Hope, atleast you are not…

    Take care…Will get back to u after reading one by one…


  49. RGB says:

    Funny how many wonderful blogs I miss, just bcoz I’m too busy to login! And yes, loved your collection – reminds us of how the language can make you laugh by just stating facts!


  50. d.Nambiar says:

    He heeh! English! Funny Language indeed.
    All these weird things sure do make it a very interesting language.

    That’s a good collection you’ve got up there.


  51. Really nice. There are actually many more. Why is it called a building, when it is already built? Why do we call it shipment when good are transported through vehicles and why is it called cargo when they are transported through ships. But my all time favorite is,

    “English is a very funny language, It is the only language where your nose runs and your feet smell” ” 🙂




  52. Incredible and amusing collection 🙂 I am sure there are hundreds and thousands more waiting to be compiled.


  53. Jarrod says:

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    to go to see this web site, it consists of valuable Information.


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