Friday Wisdom – Swimming

They kicked me off the water polo team – my horse couldn’t swim.

Turns out I’m a slow swimmer – I can only do the crawl.

My friend was doing the backstroke in the pool.  I asked him why and he said, “I just had lunch and didn’t want to swim on a full stomach.”

Elephants can go swimming anytime because they always have their trunks with them.

I read a book about swimming pools.  I was okay, started out a bit shallow, but it did have a deep end.

They ask me for a small donation to for community pool.  I gave them a gallon of water.

Did you know that hippos can swim and run faster than humans? Yup, they only way to beat them in a triathlon is on cycling part.

If I were stuck on a desert island the one record I like to have is for long distance swimming.

Why did the scientist jump in the pool? She wanted to test the water.

About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I worked in the high tech world doing software release engineering and am now retired. Then I got prostate cancer. Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.
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14 Responses to Friday Wisdom – Swimming

  1. jfwknifton says:

    I can just imagine going to fetch a gallon of water in a bucket while the other person waited at the door, expecting money. Great joke!

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  2. Ha! Now I’m laughing at the thought of a hippo on a bicycle! Good ones, all. 🙂

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  3. Donation to the community pool, definitely. Elephant trunks a close second. Kindergartners would love that one. 🙂

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  4. Thanks for the smiles. 🙂

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  5. Ray V. says:

    Leave it to you to find theses gems. In honor of you and today’s topic, I present, “The Swimming Song”, back from when you and I were youngsters.

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  6. I may be going off the deep end, but I found these funny — and we all need a good laugh about now in this sink or swim world.

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  7. dfolstad58 says:

    thanks for these today Andrew. Just what i needed.

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