More sayings, tidbits and words that I love

... I have collected recipes, poems and sayings for years

by Betty Rossi

I am so very pleased to share my "collection" of jibber jabber with you.

Bob Hope said, "I still chase women, but only downhill", when he turned 70 years old. When he turned 80, he stated, "That's the time of your life when even your birthday suit needs pressing." On turning 90, he said, "You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake" and on turning 100, he said, "I don't feel old. In fact, I don't feel anything until noon, and then it's time for my nap."

Never underestimate the healing power of listening to your favorite music on full blast while jumping around the house like an idiot.

I wonder if tap dancers walk into a room and think, "I'd tap that".

Don't trust everything you see. Even salt looks like sugar.

Birdie, birdie in the sky, why'd you drop that in my eye? I won't sigh and I won't cry, I'm only glad that cows don't fly.

You are very aware that you can't say....Irish wristwatch.

Well, butter my butt and call me a biscuit.

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous. Aristotle Lao Ti

You are the high in my noon, the flap in my jack, the jelly in my bean, the hop in my scotch, the fortune in my cookie, the grand in my canyon, the bees in my knees, the zig in my zag, the rock in my roll, the fox in my trot, the pow in my wow, the gee in mywiz. (Can you think of any?)

Live life like someone left the  gate open.

Wow, in a 2004 notebook, I wrote more of the above. You are the peanut to my butter, the flip to my flop, the twinkle to my eye, milk to my shake, the shake to my bake, the bumble to my bee, spring in my step, sprinkles on my sundae, jewel on my crown, beat of my heart, best to my friend.

Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. Dalai Lama

Me: I'm finally happy. Life: LOL wait a sec.

Sometimes the smallest things take the most room in your heart. Winnie the Pooh

Homemade with love. In other words, I licked the spoon and kept using it.

Taco cat spelled backwards is Taco cat.

Someone will always be prettier. Someone will always be smarter. Someone will always be younger, but they will never be you.

Touching ground beef will not kill you. If you lick your fingers after you've been
smashing it all together...you will likely keel over dead immediately....or so I've

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

Try praising your wife even if it frightens her at first. William Ashley.

I think my guardian angel drinks.

"Everi wince inna wile eye lyke too spel thyngs rong. Gene Gerry's sign

Rock a-bye baby, on a tree top. When the wind blows...oh, no, this one doesn't end well.

My husband made me coffee this morning and winked at me. I've never been more scared of
a drink in my life.

I was wondering how you comb your hair so that your horns don't show.

Be faithful in small things, because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother

The refrigerator is a clear example that what matters is what's inside.

Maybe home is nothing but two arms holding you tight when you are at your worst.

People hate the truth. Luckily, the truth doesn't care.

I'm working on my PHD. (Projects half done).

Mae West said, "His mother should have thrown him out and kept the stork".

One day, the first grade teacher was reading the story of Chicken Little to her class. She came to the part of the story where Chicken Little tried to warn the farmer. She read, "...and so, Chicken Little went up to the farmer and said, 'the sky is falling, the sky is falling'. The teacher paused and then asked the class, "...and what do you think that the farmer said?" One girl raised her hand and said, " I think he said, 'Holy Mackeral! A talking chicken."

I've learned two important lessons in life. I can't recall the first one, but the second is that I need to write things down.

I ate ten Oreo Cookies before my teeth cleaning so that the dentist will hate me as much as I hate him.

I never called you stupid, but when I asked you how to spell Mississippi and you asked if I was talking about the river or the state, it just kind of caught me off guard.

"Comincia, che Dio provede al resto". Begin and God will provide the rest.

May 5, 2017

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