* NEWSFLASH – Story Reading Ape Publishes Book… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Chris has published his mum’s poetry!  She passed away in 2000, but he and his sister have always wanted to share her work.  I love it!  Well done, Chris!

“But…but…but…THAT”S not YOUR name as the Author!” I hear you declare indignantly… That’s TRUE – I’M not the AUTHOR, my Mother is, but unfortunately she is not alive to publish it herself, (she died in 2000), so I’ve published it in her name. Today would have been Mum’s 90th birthday if she’d still been alive, so my […]

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* Newsletter Help: Words That Will Send Your Newsletter Straight Into the Spam Folder — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Love this post by Chris, originally on Nicholas C. Rossis‘ site.  No wonder my emails go astray!  The table of  spammed words is well worth reading.  No surprises about Viagra, but “dig up dirt on friends” and “remove wrinkles?”  What will my sister and I email about now???  

 

 

As I often say, newsletters are a great way of alerting people to new releases, promotional offers etc. Too often, though, our emails end up in the spam folder, never to be seen. So, I wondered, is… To see the full post, click on the source link below: Source: Newsletter Help: Words That Will Send […]

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* PHOTOBOMMMB…

What a great way to start your day! Chris’ blog is chock-full of so many cool resources for writers, funny stuff, and of course, that person (or cat?) who always sticks bunny ears on your photos.

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There’s always SOMEONE…

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* Laughter the best medicine – Car parts, driving and sartorially challenged mechanics!

This post is absolutely hilarious. Chris the Reading Ape reblogged this post- and I am, too! It’s terrific!

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Today’s stories are all related to cars, driving and what is under the bonnet or hood as they say in some parts….Enjoy.

Farmer Joe and Bessie.

Farmer Joe decided his injuries from the accident were serious enough to take the trucking company responsible for the accident to court. In court the trucking company’s fancy lawyer was questioning farmer Joe.

“Didn’t you say, at the scene of the accident, ‘I’m fine,’?” asked the lawyer. Farmer Joe responded, “Well, I’ll tell you what happened. I had just loaded my favorite mule Bessie into the…”

“I didn’t ask for any details,” the lawyer interrupted, “just answer the question. Did you not say, at the scene of the accident, ‘I’m fine’?”.

Farmer Joe said, “Well, I had just got Bessie into the trailer and I was driving down the road…”

The lawyer interrupted again and said, “Judge, I am trying to establish the fact…

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