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The 'misunderestimated' president?

All politicians are prone to make slips of the tongue in the heat of the moment – and President George W Bush has made more than most. The word "Bushism" has been coined to label his occasional verbal lapses during eight years in office, which come to an end on 20th January. Here are some of his most memorable pronouncements.

ON HIMSELF

- "They misunderestimated me."

Bentonville, Arkansas, 6 November, 2000

- "I know what I believe. I will continue to articulate what I believe and what I believe -- I believe what I believe is right."

Rome, 22 July, 2001

- "There's an old saying in Tennessee -- I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee -- that says, fool me once, shame on... shame on you. Fool me -- you can't get fooled again."

Nashville, Tennessee, 17 September, 2002

- "I want to thank my friend, Senator Bill Frist, for joining us today. He married a Texas girl, I want you to know. Karyn is with us. A West Texas girl, just like me."

Nashville, Tennessee, 27 May, 2004



FOREIGN AFFAIRS

- "The war on terror involves Saddam Hussein because of the nature of Saddam Hussein, the history of Saddam Hussein, and his willingness to terrorise himself."

Grand Rapids, Michigan, 29 January, 2003

- "The ambassador and the general were briefing me on the -- the vast majority of Iraqis want to live in a peaceful, free world. And we will find these people and we will bring them to justice."

Washington DC, 27 October, 2003

- "Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we."

Washington DC, 5 August, 2004

- "I think war is a dangerous place."

Washington DC, 7 May, 2003

- "You know, one of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror."

CBS News, Washington DC, 6 September, 2006



ECONOMICS

- "I understand small business growth. I was one."

New York Daily News, 19 February, 2000

- "It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it."

Reuters, 5 May, 2000



HEALTHCARE

- "Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB/GYN's aren't able to practice their love with women all across the country."

Poplar Bluff, Missouri, 6 September, 2004



OUT OF LEFT FIELD

- "I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully."

Saginaw, Michigan, 29 September, 2000

- "Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?"

Florence, South Carolina, 11 January, 2000

- "Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream."

LaCrosse, Wisconsin, 18 October, 2000

- "That's George Washington, the first president, of course. The interesting thing about him is that I read three - three or four books about him last year. Isn't that interesting?"

Speaking to reporter Kai Diekmann, Washington DC, 5 May, 2006



ON GOVERNING

- "I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together."

Bartlett, Tennessee, 18 August, 2000

- "I'm the decider, and I decide what is best."

Washington DC, 18 April, 2006

- "And truth of the matter is, a lot of reports in Washington are never read by anybody. To show you how important this one is, I read it, and [Tony Blair] read it."

On the publication of the Baker-Hamilton Report, Washington DC, 7 December, 2006

- "All I can tell you is when the governor calls, I answer his phone."

San Diego, California, 25 October, 2007

- "I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office."

Washington DC, 12 May, 2008

--Courtesy BBC
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Pick me up

"Great legs, what time do they open?"
Your friends might find this hilarious, but you're certainly not getting anywhere with her by trying this pick up line. Anytime you imply that a good-looking girl is easy because she's dressed provocatively & in a bar, you're committing a huge mistake. If she's hot, would she really be interested in hearing you belittle her? & it's not witty, it's just insulting.

"Hey girl, what's up? Guess what? It's your lucky day. Out of all the girls here, I picked you to talk to."
Confidence is always good, but when it crosses the line into arrogance, you won't be having much luck with the ladies.

"Do you believe in love at first sight or should I walk past again?"
Kind of funny, yes, but you want to know why it's so bad? Too cocky. This type of pick up lines has got egomaniac written all over it.

"Excuse me, I think you owe me a drink. Because when I saw you from across the room I dropped mine."
Not only will this trigger the bullsh*t detector on most girls, but you're bound to get labelled a cheapskate to boot. At this point, you shouldn't be asking her for things but instead, offering to make her life better in some small way - or at least buy her a drink.

What does work however is to use a charming, sincere, & witty pick up line. Another area that is a quick turn off is to use a pick up line that sounds like a pick up line. Women want to hear a conversation starter, not a pick up line. So, make sure that you fine tune your pick up line & present it in a way that opens dialogue & is a form of communication, not a command that demeans the woman's character.

When you first meet a woman, unless you want a slap in the face, your pick line should be complimentary in nature, not overtly sexual. Here are the few good pick up lines that you can use as conversation starters.

"Besides being gorgeous, what else do you do for a living?"
This is a great pick up line because it opens with a compliment & is then followed by a sincere question - what line of work are you in. It is a two fold compliment; the first says that the woman is beautiful, the second that you are interested in her area of work, or her brains. Make sure you say it with a genuine & sincere smile & it will work like a charm.

"Heaven called, they said they're missing an angel. No, seriously, where are you from?"
This pick up line plays on the heaven/angel theme - a very common topic used in pick up lines. But this one leads into a conversational topic. Often, people use pick up lines & then are left dumbfounded with nothing else to say. Always follow your pick up line with a question or a comment that elicits a response.

"I only have a minute before I must get back to my friends, but I wanted to introduce myself to you."
This line is more formal & old fashioned, but it takes the edge off. Most women tend to shy away from men who they think may become instant stalkers. By letting her know from the beginning that you aren't planning on monopolizing her time, she will be more receptive to your introduction & conversation.

"The only thing your body language isn't telling me is your name."
This line is a bit more straightforward & should be used only when you are positive that you & the woman have made that first connection. It is another great starting point that leads into an introduction.

Remember guys, don't take pick up lines so seriously, or it's bound to fail. Let your guard down a bit, & make it clear that you're aware of the cliched approach you're taking. The girl may not swoon, but she'll probably think you're cool enough to carry on a conversation with. The rest is up to you ;)
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Look Away


Don't look to deeply into my eyes
you might just see into my soul
on the outside is all you want or need
what you see now is a facade
because what is real, is in ruins

floods of tears had came
and rushed away all my pride
then the drought of sorrow arrived
it left my soul barren, thickened with shame
because, I'm truly not strong as I seem

I hope you've never noticed how I smile
it never reaches my eyes,
coded with cold thoughts my subconscious whispers
such strong cowardice is behind my placid actions
I know it might be hard, but pretend I'm perfect as I seem
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Blog Fart of Today


sweetie, if your going to be two-faced;
at least make one of them pretty.


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Sexy Can I

RULES:
1. Put your iTunes, Windows Media Player, etc. on shuffle.
2. For each question, press the next button to get your answer.
3. YOU MUST WRITE THAT SONG NAME DOWN NO MATTER HOW
SILLY IT SOUNDS.
4. Tag x no. of friends.
5. Everyone tagged has to do the same thing.
6. Have Fun!

IF SOMEONE SAYS "IS THIS OKAY" YOU SAY?
Pocketful of Sunshine- Natasha Bedingfield

WHAT WOULD BEST DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONALITY?
Heartless- Kanye West

WHAT DO YOU LIKE IN A GUY/GIRL?
Bound and tied [Creed]

HOW DO YOU FEEL TODAY?
Shiny Disco ball- Daft Punk!

WHAT IS YOUR LIFE'S PURPOSE?
Im outta time- Oasis

WHAT IS YOUR MOTTO?
Right Na Na Na- Chris Brown

WHAT DO YOUR FRIENDS THINK OF YOU?
You- Chris Brown

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR PARENTS?
Boulevard of Broken Dreams- Green Day

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT VERY OFTEN?
Get off your high horse lady - Oasis

WHAT IS 2+2?
Bachna aye Haseeno-

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR BEST FRIEND?
Butterflies- Alicia keys

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE PERSON YOU LIKE?
So Close, So Far - Hoobastank

WHAT IS YOUR LIFE STORY?
Halleluiah-Jeff Buckley

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
Please dont stop the music- Rihana

WHAT DO YOU THINK WHEN YOU SEE THE PERSON YOU LIKE?
These words - Natasha Bedingfield

WHAT DO YOUR PARENTS THINK OF YOU?
Love Story- Taylor Swift

WHAT WILL YOU DANCE TO AT YOUR WEDDING?
Love Lockdown- Kanye West

WHAT WILL THEY PLAY AT YOUR FUNERAL?
When you are mad - Neyo

WHAT IS YOUR HOBBY/INTEREST?
Apoligize- Timbaland feat. One republic

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR FRIENDS?
Wake me up when september ends- Green Day

WHATS THE WORST THING THAT COULD HAPPEN?
Who do you think you are- Cascada

HOW WILL YOU DIE?
Romeo- Jazzy B

WHAT IS THE ONE THING YOU REGRET?
Highway blues-Marc Seales

WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH?
Satisfaction [hard remix]

WHAT MAKES YOU CRY?
Stronger- Kanye West

WILL YOU EVER GET MARRIED?
Gimme More- Britney Spears

WHAT SCARES YOU THE MOST?
The day that never comes- Metallica

DOES ANYONE LIKE YOU?
A day without me- U2

IF YOU COULD GO BACK IN TIME, WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE?
Dont dance-30h!3

WHAT HURTS RIGHT NOW?
Born free- Hans Zimmer

WHAT WILL YOU POST THIS AS?
Sexy can i- Ray J feat. Yung Berg

lol this was fun!! Try it guys! ;)
 
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