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Wedding Vows (Friday Funnies)

During the wedding rehearsal, the Groom-to-be took the Minister to a side and asked:

“I will pay you $100 if you change my wedding vows. When you reach the section where I promise to love honour and obey and ‘forsaking all others, be faithful to her forever’, I want you to omit that bit out.”  The Minister duly accepted the 100 quids.

At the wedding ceremony itself, the Minister got to the groom’s vows and said:

“Will you promise to obey her every command and wish, serve her breakfast in bed every weekend, and swear that you will never look at another woman?”

The groom was horrified. “I thought we had a deal” he hissed.

“Yes” Whispered the Minister, pressing the 100 dollar bill into the groom’s hand.

“But the bride gave me a better offer.”

(From the “The mammoth Book of Jokes”)

From Church to home…(Friday Funnies )

At Sunday School they were teaching how God 

Created everything, including human beings.


Little Johnny seemed especially intent when they told him
How Eve was created out of one of Adam’s ribs.


Later in the week his mother noticed him lying
Down as though he were ill,


And she said, ‘Johnny, what is the matter?’ Little
Johnny responded,


‘I have pain in my side. I think I’m going to have
A wife.’

MY DAD (Friday Funnies #V)

Three boys are in the school play-ground bragging about  their fathers.
The first boy says,

“My Dad scribbles a few words on a piece of paper, he calls it a poem,
They give him $50.”

The second boy says,

“That’s nothing. My Dad  scribbles a few words on a piece of paper,
He calls it a song, they give him $100.”

The third boy says,

“I got you both beat. My Dad scribbles a few words on a piece of paper,

He calls it a sermon, and it takes eight people to collect all the money!’

Please do not stop laughing because we grow old,

We grow old because you stop laughing!

Pass jokes along to people who need a laugh.

Governments  haven’t found a way to tax us for a Laugh… Not yet.

WPC: One Shot, Two Ways – Crooked Spire of Chesterfield,United Kingdom

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: One Shot, Two ways

For this week’s  WPC challenge: ” One shot, Two ways” , I have chosen the 14th century twisted spire  in Chesterfield. These photos were taken by my spouse  during England summer (June 08) at the  St. Mary’s  & All Saints church in Chesterfield.

One shot, Two ways - Crooked spire (horizontal)

One shot, Two ways – Crooked spire (horizontal)

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One shot, Two ways (Vertical) – Twisted spire of Chesterfield

An excerpt from the Wikipedia:

The spire was added to the 14th century tower in about 1362.[3] It is both twisted and leaning, twisting 45 degrees and leaning 9 feet 6 inches (2.90 m) from its true centre. The leaning characteristic was initially suspected to be the result of the absence of skilled craftsmen (the Black Death had been gone only twelve years prior to the spire’s completion), insufficient cross-bracing, and the use of unseasoned timber.[citation needed]

It is now believed that the twisting of the spire was caused by the lead that covers the spire, which was added 300 years after it was built — before this it was covered with oak tiles.[citation needed] The lead causes this twisting phenomenon, because when the sun shines during the day the south side of the tower heats up, causing the lead there to expand at a greater rate than that of the north side of the tower, resulting in unequal expansion and contraction. This was compounded by the weight of the lead (approx. 33 tons) which the spire’s bracing was not originally designed to bear. Also it was common practice to use unseasoned timber at the time the spire was built as when the wood was seasoned it was too hard to work with, so as unseasoned wood was used they would have made adjustments as it was seasoning in place. These theories can be rejected as there is evidence to suggest that the spire was straight for the first 300 years after it was built and as wood seasons within 50 years these theories now can hold no weight.[citation needed]

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