Updated May 11th
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What did the fish say when he swam into a wall?
3 ripe avocados, mashed
juice from 1/2 lemon
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tomato, diced
Combine all ingredients until blended. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
The Hungarian word for "quotation marks" is "macskaköröm," which literally translates to "cat claws."
Another Fun Fact
If you type the word "askew" into the Google search box, the entire page will have a slight tilt to it.
DIY Herbal Tea
Why spend money on expensive herbal teas when you can have unlimited options by growing your own? Keep pots of mint, basil, thyme, fennel, or any other herb you like, on a sunny windowsill and just pinch off some herb whenever you want to steep a cup. work wonderfully for this.
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Making things easier.
Put a clean dry towel in the dryer when you put your clothes in to dry. It helps dry the clothes faster and fluffs them as well.
Tired of phone scams? Keep a whistle nearby and the next time a scammer phones and starts their threatening spiel, just blow the whistle as loud as you can into the phone, then hang up. I only had to do this twice, and I haven't received a phone scam call since. I guess they didn't like injured eardrums, so they dropped me from their lists. :D