English is a Funny Language – Part III

Did you like the post And you thought English was easy? Well, here is Part III in the series English is a Funny Language. Read Part I and Part II.

Before further ado… here’s some more phrases a lexophile would love:

  • A seamstress, and a sewer, fell down into a sewer line.
  • After a number of Novocain injections, my jaw got number.
  • At the Army base, a bass was painted on the head of a bass drum.
  • He could lead, if he would get the lead out.
  • How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?
  • I did not object to the object.
  • I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
  • I spent last evening, evening out a pile of dirt.
  • Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.
  • The bandage was wound around the wound.
  • The buck does funny things, when the does are present.
  • The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
  • The farm was used to produce produce.
  • The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
  • The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
  • The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
  • There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
  • They were too close to the door to close it.
  • To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
  • Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
  • We must polish the Polish furniture.
  • When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.

And, to close this post, try pronouncing this:

If you have a rough cough, climbing can be tough when going through the bough on a tree!

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  1. Hey, my mother language is fun aswell :p

    Precej je bilo precej vode. (Soon there was much water)
    Gol mo?ki je zadel gol. (Naked man scored a goal)

    And one you probably came across earlier:
    Three witches watch three swatch watches, which witch watches which swatch watch?

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