Playing with words .. part 1

1 ..
Many people assume that my red hair derives from Scotland or Germany.
Not so ..
I owe it all to my red-haired Greek ancestor, Con Carrotopoulos !

2 ..
The venison at the market was a little dear
But I bought some for my dear friend Dierdre.

3 ..
The heat was hot
The sweat was wet
But we didn’t worry
We didn’t fret
We struck a pose
And did some tai chi
And afterwards had a cup of chai tea.

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The first in a possible series of wordplays.

Imaginative Skulls, Nov 2011.

Country born & bred but now located in Sydney, Australia.

I’m fascinated by the beauty of nature & in particular Australian native flowers & landscapes. I also love colour & anything unusual.
The Blue Mountains are my favourite spot at the moment.

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  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...about 3 years ago

    I feel politically incorrect if I laugh at that first joke! ;D Well, if I CONFESS to laughing! :D

    And no wonder they say the English language is the hardest to learn…
    sweat, wet
    sweet, eat
    Go figure! ;)

    Very clever, MM! Love the lightheartedness of it all!!

  • Lol .. I love those Greek names. No ridicule intended. Just admiration.
    Yes, the English language. Thank god for spell-check !
    Thanks heaps DD.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Sharon Brown
    Sharon Brownabout 3 years ago

    LOL well done Michael most amusing sir

  • Thanks Polly .. the next one might take me 6 months.

    – Michael Matthews

  • chili
    chiliabout 3 years ago

    This morning i shot an elephant in my pyjamas……just a random

  • I love that one.
    I also love .. How do know an elephant has been in your fridge ?
    Answer: Footprints in your butter .. boom, boom !!

    – Michael Matthews

  • Ellanita
    Ellanitaabout 3 years ago

    Well Michael…lovely to see another part of you multidimensionality….well done

  • He he .. I have many dimensions .. some of them on this planet !!
    Thanks a lot Elle.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Mark Richards
    Mark Richardsabout 3 years ago

    Very amusing Michael!

  • Thanks Mark.

    – Michael Matthews

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorabout 3 years ago

    so clever, so fun, loved this play on words Michael, particularly because I am very partial to a cup of chai! ;)

  • Glad you like it Karin & thanks for the fave. I got hooked on chai tea after visiting the Woodford Folk Festival years ago. The Chai Tent was very popular.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Steven Guy
    Steven Guyabout 3 years ago

    Red wine involved ?

  • Not at all Steven. I don’t drink. Thanks for dropping in.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 3 years ago

    Well done Michael … hope the next doesn’t take six months …
    I don’t do Tai Chi, but I do like Chai Tea :)

  • I just had the strange idea of balancing a cup on my hand while doing tai chi. I have done it for a while .. tai chi that is.
    Thanks a lot Trish.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Ushna Sardar
    Ushna Sardarabout 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much for the unexpected feature Ushna.

    – Michael Matthews

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