Apr 1, 2012

Magpie Tales#111

Tess from Willow Manor gives us a picture of someone lost in thought. Or maybe merely lost, for her Magpie prompt this week.


Stretching Your Credulity, and the Limerick.

A keen poultry breeder called Beggs
wondered if he could incubate eggs.
He put this to the test
in a bald eagle's nest.
But the big bird said "Look, do
you think you're a cuckoo?
And I sure mean no harm
but you've got such thin arms!
Those spindly things
seem useless for wings.
And you took off your shoes -
which leads me to muse
that maybe you fly with your legs?"




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20 comments:

  1. An early bird Mag, no less! Hehehe!

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  2. heh...it might be fun to see him try you know....cuckoo

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  3. This is really silly! haha! Great start to my day. Thanks Doc.

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  4. No wonder he's turned his back on us!

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  5. Come to think of t he does indeed look as if he's incubating.....or something.

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  6. Cuckoo was the first word that entered my head when I saw this photo ... I couldn't have come up with anything as clever as this - great stuff!

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  7. Quite clever and fun to read! Excellent!

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  8. You are much too clever for me! A cracking piece!

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  9. oh ho ho....once again a perfect dose of hilarity from the
    clever Dr Ftse!
    I actually could identify a bit from this as I once "hatched" 3 chickens in my bed....what? you say!
    True story as our hens were practicing "chickicide" as the poor things were hatching-so I rescued 3 eggs and went to bed=by the time I had read the paper- the cute little chicks were hatched. We then raised them in increasingly large cardboard boxes until they were big enough to fend for themselves.

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  10. Fly with your legs...oh hee! I love to come here and giggle...

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  11. A keen poultry breeder...HAHA

    Wander

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  12. E.t was flown around by a pedalling boy.

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  13. I wondered what he was doing in there. Laughing - great take.

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  14. Eggceptionally funny! Doctor at his classic best!

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  15. I love the dialogue
    can almost see the bird eyes trying to make sense of it all

    Cheers

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