Spontaneous Combustion

While I’m on funny sayings I used to work with a bloke who was a master of malapropisms and for those who don’t know what that is it means the malapprorpiate use of words.  And yes that was an attempt at rather bad joke.

There are a couple that stick in my mind.  The first was when he asked one of the other guys in the office who was a keen gardener to help him pick out some periannuals to grow in his garden.

The funniest though was when a young lady who worked on another floor pooped into our office for the first time in a number of months and she was noticeably pregnant.

“I didn’t even know she was married,” he said, “it must have been spontaneous combustion.”

Now let’s see if you can guess exactly what he meant



  1. Andrew said,

    September 27, 2009 at 10:55 am

    Immaculate conception?

  2. September 27, 2009 at 10:43 pm

    I'll do it (get the book) and read it and let you know how it goes..thanks so much for the comment and advice..I was wondering how you were today isn't that weird call it telepathy…or something we were on the same page..Thanks again,Dorothyf rom grammologygrammology.com

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