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There is wind where the rose was,
Cold rain where sweet grass was,
And clouds like sheep
Stream o'er the steep
Grey skies where the lark was.

Nought warm where your hand was,
Nought gold where your hair was,
But phantom, forlorn,
Beneath the thorn,
Your ghost where your face was.

Cold wind where your voice was,
Tears, tears where my heart was,
And ever with me,
Child, ever with me,
Silence where hope was.

November by Walter de la Mare
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Ladder jokes

LynneLynne Your TeacherHomePosts: 9,594 mod
Here are the jokes I shared in today's Live Chat session on Skype:-

Micky was working so hard carrying bricks up and down a ladder that his work mates started to get worried about him. ‘Why are you working so hard Micky?’ they asked. “Don’t worry,’ Micky replied, ‘I’ve got them fooled, it’s the same load of bricks each time.’


  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,594 mod

    The party

    Why did the man bring a ladder to a party?

    He heard the drinks were on the house.
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,594 mod
    How do you get down from a ladder?

    You don’t get down from a ladder, you get down from a duck.
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,594 mod
    And for @aladdin -

    I fell off a 50 foot ladder yesterday. Good thing I was on the bottom rung!
  • homanmihhomanmih Posts: 675 ✭✭✭✭
    I’ve broken my head finding out the second meaning in your remark «You'd have to come and hijack our conversation about ladders» of today's Live Chat session on Skype. But why can’t I see this smart questions?
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,074 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Lynne I didn't get the second joke. Ladder and duck? :p
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,074 ✭✭✭✭✭✭

  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,074 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited April 2015
    Jokes Apart

  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,594 mod
    @homanmih - All our sessions are held in separate rooms to the Meet Up 4 ESL room. You simply have to ask to join them in Skype.
  • SairaSaira Posts: 846 ✭✭✭
    Nice example bubbli
  • SairaSaira Posts: 846 ✭✭✭
    edited June 2015
    Two men were painting a house.
    Pat,Have you got a good hold on that paint brush,Mick?Yes,
    I have,Pat.
    Why?Pat,Well,hold on tight,because I'm taking this ladder away.


    Two men were painting a house.

    Pat: Have you got a good hold on that paint brush, Mick?

    Mick: Yes, I do,Pat. Why?

    Pat: Well, hold on tight, because I'm taking the ladder away.
    Post edited by Lynne on
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,074 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Saira thank you. I strongly believe in it.
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