[bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Is that dog real?

  • From: "Pratik Patel" <pratikp1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2006 01:19:03 -0500

There was a time in the park near to where I used to live where a few bratty
teenagers stopped in front of me and asked how many ifngers they were
holding up.  I was probably thirteen or fourteen then.  My response, eleven
and a half.

Prat
 

-----Original Message-----
From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Natalie B.
Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2006 12:43 PM
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Is that dog real?

Shelley, that is just way too funny. That's the spirit! find the humor in 
it!

Natalie B.


"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
courage to change the things I can,
and the wisdom to know the difference."
-Reinhold Niebuhr
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2006 6:46 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Is that dog real?


>I still like the one my friends came up with when we would go to the mall.
>
> It was a response to the comment
>
> "Oh, look its a dog!" usually said by a snotty teenager or preteen to 
> their
> friends to make themselves look cool.
>
> Our response was
>
> "Dog, what dog, you mean this, wait, I could have swore they gave me a 
> lion,
> Oh, my gosh, they lied to me."
>
> Smile.
>
> Usually worked quite effectively, smile.
>
>
> Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI
> and Judson, guiding golden
> juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
> Graduate Alumni Association Board
> www.guidedogs.com
>
> Dog ownership is like a rainbow.
> Puppies are the joy at one end.
> Old dogs are the treasure at the other.
> Carolyn Alexander
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Grandma Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2006 5:05 AM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Is that dog real?
>
>
> lol. I don't think you should be more civil. I can't
> believe people can be so stupid. What are they
> thinking?
>
> I dodn't know if I'd be able to thiunk fast enough to
> come up with some remark, like "oh, no...however did I
> get here? I thought I was flying to California.
>
> Yes, you all definitely should get together and
> compile all your stories into a book.
>
> Cindy
>
>
>
>
> --- Elizabeth and Burton <thoth93@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
>> How about the person who tapped me on the shoulder
>> while I was sitting on a
>> train and said "Do you know you are on a train?" to
>> which I said "yes"
>> saying it really slowly and grinning.  I then added
>> "are you kidding?" and
>> the person walked away without answering.  I
>> sometimes think folks talk to
>> us and say strange things because they have noone
>> else to talk to and know
>> we won't hit them or stab them or anything.  On the
>> other hand, what kind
>> of lives to they have to say things like that?  I
>> have also had people ask
>> me "Do you know where you are going?" to which I
>> reply "Oh yes?  Do you?"
>>
>> I know perhaps I ought to be more civil in some of
>> my replies but if you
>> walk up to me, say, on a train where I am clearly
>> sitting down and reading
>> (for bookshare or something) on my braillenote and
>> say strange things I
>> just cann't help myself and I say weird things.  The
>> stranger my day has
>> been the weirder the things I say are.
>>
>> E.
>>
>>
>> >Well, smile Cindy, this was in the middle of
>> Walmart, with Judson and
>> >Walker, my friend's dog in complete harness and
>> being held by us on leashes,
>> >and definitely moving.
>> >
>> >That is why it was so um strange.
>> >
>> >Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI
>> >and Judson, guiding golden
>> >juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>> >Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
>> >Graduate Alumni Association Board
>> >www.guidedogs.com
>> >
>> >Dog ownership is like a rainbow.
>> >  Puppies are the joy at one end.
>> >  Old dogs are the treasure at the other.
>> >Carolyn Alexander
>> >
>> >----- Original Message -----
>> >From: "Grandma Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
>> >To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> >Sent: Saturday, December 02, 2006 2:34 AM
>> >Subject: [bksvol-discuss] OT: Is that dog real?
>> >
>> >
>> >Shelley,
>> >
>> >I l aughed out loud at that question, and the
>> >next--although sometimes, if a dog is sitting still
>> >(and not connected to you,  smile) it's hard to
>> tell.
>> >In front of a house we drive past frequently, a
>> medium
>> >size dog sits on a step very quietly and still, not
>> >even moving its head. It sort of looked like the
>> >Victrola dog, only smaller. We didn't know if it
>> was
>> >real or not until one day when it finally did turn
>> its
>> >head.
>> >
>> >Cindy
>> >
>> > >
>> > > I still love the one someone asked me one day.
>> > >
>> > > "So, the sign says I am not supposed to pet him,
>> is
>> > > that true?"
>> > >
>> > > And
>> > >
>> > > "Is that a real dog?"  Which my friend and I
>> were so
>> > > dumb founded we didn't
>> > > know what to respond to that one, smile.
>> > >
>> > > Though he is an awful bad toy dog, smile, very
>> > > messsy, and eats a lot,
>> > > smile, was all I could think of, smile.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI
>> > > and Judson, guiding golden
>> > > juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>> > > Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
>> > > Graduate Alumni Association Board
>> > > www.guidedogs.com
>> > >
>> > > Dog ownership is like a rainbow.
>> > >  Puppies are the joy at one end.
>> > >  Old dogs are the treasure at the other.
>> > > Carolyn Alexander
>> > >
>> > > ----- Original Message -----
>> > > From: "Jana Jackson" <jana@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > > Sent: Friday, December 01, 2006 4:30 PM
>> > > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: How I read
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > LOL!!!
>> > >
>> > > Jana
>> > >
>> > > ----- Original Message -----
>> > > From: "Jamie Yates" <jamieyates@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > > Sent: Friday, December 01, 2006 7:09 AM
>> > > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: How I read
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > >I am certainly glad to know y'all are not easy
>> to
>> > > > offend!
>> > > >
>> > > > I have found that in general people ARE easily
>> > > > offended by the least silly things and I for
>> one
>> > > tend
>> > > > to say something first and think about it
>> later
>> > > (bad
>> > > > habit!).
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>> > > > When that baseball player's plane crashed into
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>> > > > building in NYC, I said to a friend of mine
>> who
>> > > lives
>> > > > near there, good thing it was just a baseball
>> > > player.
>> > > > And  she thought I was putting down baseball
>> > > players,
>> > > > when what I meant was, good thing it wasn't a
>> > > > terrorist.
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>> > > >
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