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Ailing & Ale-ing.

He is home sick and feeling icky and aching. He said, “I am sick.”

She said, “Yes, I know. How can I help you?”

He said, “I would like some Ginger Ale.”

She said, “Okay, but why would you want to make Ginger ail?”

He said, “Because misery loves company.”

She said, “Well then, if Missouri loves company, Alaska to come visit with you.”

He said, “That’s okay. All I want is Ginger Ale.”


  1. “Geez, dude, that last comeback of OC’s was pretty lame.”

    “Well, dude, he is sick. Besides.”

    “Besides what?”

    “He’s not so sick that he’s forgotten about self-preservation.”


    “Imagine if he’d forgotten himself and asked for Ginger Well.”


    “Yeah. OC’d be in orbit, and NASA’d be comin’ by the house askin’ how she did it.”

    1. SN — Amoeba is really pretty well behaved when he is ill. Mostly today he has stared glassy-eyed at basketball.

  2. It is best if the sick person does not win at the comeback. If he did, the help might not come back!

    Feel better soon, Amoeba!
    And stay healthy, Quilly!

  3. RT @charliecristfl Welcome home to our astronauts aboard Atlantis. To all those who have worked in the program, congratulations on 25 successful years.

    NASA might be knocking on OC’s door any day now!

    1. Karen — you seem to have taken a wrong turn at Albuquerque. Twitter went thataway! [points vaguely east]

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