Friday, April 17, 2009

Weirdo!

I have a strange love for a type of humor that I don't even know the proper name for. It's what happens in the disconnect between the written word and the way the word *sounds*.

Somebody updated their Facebook status with the interrogative "Wondering where most people keep their ice?"

And I felt almost compelled to type in return "I usually keep them in my head."

I find that funny, even though it's a kind of nerdy-funny. Especially because (even though both thoughts were exclusively written) it only makes sense if you think about how the word "ice" sounds out loud. And even then, it's still not a perfect match for "eyes", depending on how people pronounce it.

So, it's not funny to everybody and may even be annoying and pedantic, but I sure enjoy it.

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