Uncle Garabed’s Notebook (June 11, 2016)
Birds pay equal honors to all men.
Acronym on the Name Iacocca
I Am Chairman Of Chrysler Corporation America
For laundresses, the soapstone
For architects, the cornerstone.
For cooks, the puddingstone.
For soldiers, the bloodstone.
For politicians, the blarneystone.
For borrowers, the touchstone.
For policemen, the pavingstone.
For stock brokers, the curbstone.
For burglars, the keystone.
For tourists, the Yellowstone.
For beauties, the peachstone.
For editors, the grindstone.
For motorists, the milestone.
For pedestrians, the tombstone.
Doctors who treat your eyes are called optimists.
Edo: What’s that you have in your buttonhole?
Bedo: Why, that’s a chrysanthemum.
Edo: It looks like a rose to me.
Edo: No, you’re wrong. It’s chrysanthemum.
Edo: Spell it.
Bedo: K-R-I-S—by golly, that is a rose!
What’s in a Name?
Mikoyan: Armenian in derivation, identified as a proper noun and descriptive term, Miko is the diminutive of Mgrdich, which is defined as Baptist.
Source: Armenian Weekly Mid-West