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Pause Ponder and Pokey

"On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me six ladies having a bizarre break with tea"

Okay that was mine. Pretty lame, huh? Let's see what you guys came up with this week.

My dear pal Quirkyloon - I think she's actually in the picture - exercised her funny bone with:

"You put the wiggle here, 
you put the jiggle out, 
you put the wiggle and it gets shaken all about! 
You do the Jiggle Pokey and it turns you all around...
that's what it's all about! clap, clap"


Renal Failure gave us a real workout with:

Penny Marshall cut this scene out of A League of Their Own for reasons that are all too obvious...


My good pal Ray over on Facebook pumped things up with his effort:

Must be tryouts for the 1930 Chicago Bears Cheerleaders




And leave it to Ziva to "work it" with:

Ladies synchronized bondage - it's all in the matching outfits.


But Leeuna had me aspiring to be perspiring with her winning missive:

"The FDA recently approved the use of the belt sander as a tool for waist reduction. Side effects may include blood and tissue loss and extreme pain. May cause scarring."


W00T, W00T (do they still say that - whoever "they" are?) Leeuna, you be the lucky captionista who be hangin' with dufus this week. Congratulations.


Thanks to all for playing along. C'mon back next week and bring your friends.

Comments

Quirkyloon said…
Hee hee.

Congrats to Leeuna!

And thanks for the honorable mention Sir Nomie!

And yes that is me...the one opening up the Diet Dr. Pepper can! Ha!
Don said…
Damn! The thought of that made me want to start jogging! Ouch!
K A B L O O E Y said…
Talk about feeling the burn. Congrats, Leeuna.
00dozo said…
Congrats Leeuna! "belt sander" bwahahahaha!

And, of course, congrats to the honourables!
Leeuna said…
It took me a while to come up with that one. I'm honored to be hangin' with dufus this week. All the comments were hilarious.
Ziva said…
Congrats Leeuna, that was one painfully hilarious caption! And thanks Dufus for the honorable mention!
Kelley said…
Well, boo! I missed the caption contest. I bet you'd like playing "Captcha Balderdash" on my site! I do it a couple of times a month. It CRACKS ME UP! Basically, people make up definitions of the Captcha word they've been given when they leave a comment. Here's the link: http://kelleysbreakroom.blogspot.com/2010/08/captcha-balderdash-2_11.html. I hope you'll stop by & play. :)
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: I thought I spotted you!
nonamedufus said…
Don: That's back in the day when vibrators were for losing weight. I don't think these ones gave personal gratification.
nonamedufus said…
KABLOOEY: Yeah, I wonder how long they had to go on those things?
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: And people think it can be painful to lose weight nowadays. Look what these women had to go through.
nonamedufus said…
Leeuna: Congratulations, congratulations. Great caption.
nonamedufus said…
Ziva: Hey, happy to include you in the honourees.
nonamedufus said…
Kelly: I'll have to come by. I've done several posts defining captchas myself.

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