22 thoughts on “Hmmm…

    1. andyourpointiswhatexactly

      Aye. I don’t think whoever wrote that understands what “tucked into” means.

      1. postmanpat

        still, this post is more interesting than the management a$$holes info-graphic crap posted yesterday.

        1. FHA

          Loved the text under that infographic yesterday though. Great punchline for the management guff

  1. Snoozy Le Beef

    My great uncle Smith, who was indeed a blacksmith, was killed at the Battle of Mons in 1914.

    Plenty of blacksmiths and farriers served on the front lines – cavalry soldiers could hardly nip back to base in the middle of a battle because their horse lost a shoe, could you?

    1. kurtz

      I think what they mean is the original Saxon origin of the name. A Schmitt in the Dark Ages was probably the village blacksmith and was exempt from a Kings levy to join the army in war. Those Schmitts survived and passed the name down over the centuries. Becoming Smith in English etc.

      It goes back a bit further than the 20th century.

  2. Nicholas Roche

    The last one is wrong.
    I have on many occasions fallen asleep without pretending to be asleep.

    When you’re really tired it just happens.

  3. Mikeyfex

    Stumbled on this very list last night which included another beaut:
    When you wear your underpants inside out the entire universe is wearing your underpants except you.

  4. Cool_Hand_Lucan

    If you turn your underwear inside out and put them back on again, then the entire universe except for you is wearing your underwear.

  5. Sinabhfuil

    And the Smith one… in Ireland, smiths were killed during rebellions because they were assumed to be making the pikes.

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