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Pause Ponder and Pun #77

Well it's both my blogaversary and birthday this week so I'm a little bent out of shape.

Well, that's what I'd say.

What about you?

C'mom back Saturday when we'll straighten this all out.

Comments

Boom Boom Larew said…
We're flipping head over heals for Dufus's blogaversary and birthday!
ba_hutch said…
I'm gonna hafta bow out of this one; the competition is just too twisted.
00dozo said…
Proof positive that politicians with their heads up their respective asses can, in fact, remove them
00dozo said…
A possible side-effect resulting from the new and improved KY products?
00dozo said…
Cirque du Soleil finally masters its in-house breeding program.
00dozo said…
In the future, if any candidate in an upcoming election says, “I’ll bend over backwards to [insert empty campaign promise here]…”, I will send this photo to such candidate with the caption, “I dare ya! No, I double-dog dare ya!”
00dozo said…
Happy Birthday and Happy Blogaversary, dufus!
Tony said…
Happy BirthBlog Dayaversary!
Cheryl said…
This is probably the one guy that when told upon pending doom to "kiss his ass goodbye", he could.

Happy, happy birthday, and blogaversary.
Quirkyloon said…
First of all let me say: Happy Birthday and Blogaversary! Yee haw!

Second of all: OUCH!

Third of all: "LeRoy finally figured out where that smell was coming from."

Ha!
Moooooog35 said…
When all was said and done it turned out that Jimmy did, in fact, have his head up his ass.
Moooooog35 said…
If I could do this, I'd never leave the house.
00dozo said…
@Moooooog35 (for your second caption): Somehow, that wouldn't surprise me.
meleah rebeccah said…
Well then. Happy blogaversary, and Happy birthday!
laughingmom said…
In celebration of dufus's birthday, George reenacts the actual birth.
There's something odd about this picture that I can't quite put my finger on... oh, yes! That's it! Wood paneling.

Also, happy Blogaversary.

And birthday.

Or the combination Blirthovergasariday.
LOTGK said…
This is how the Buckingham Palace Royal Guard stand around when they are off duty.

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