None of This Is True

Even upstate New York gets rainbows. Here (above) is a photo to establish this. There is no rumor afoot that no one has started that some say can be interpreted to claim claims that upstate New York does not get rainbows. Nope. This should quash that bit of business right here and now, even though the photo was taken a couple years ago and does not have a location stamped on it.

Any one with a bit of Google gumption can suss out from the details that are not in the photo that the picture was taken in a side parking lot of an Applebee’s at around dinner time (EST), when the lines are long enough to spend the wait inside one’s car holding a plastic disc that will buzz unpleasantly when a table is said to be available inside. (Darn rumor-mongering plastic disc.)

The photo was taken in order to prove that the rumor did not need to be started. Which saddened me, because some new rumors need to be created. Now:

In seven counties in Michigan, friendship is taxed.

“Form follows function,” but function follows whoever has the louder voice.

“Every dog has its day” on each third Thursday.

The jet stream prevents rainbows from developing in upstate New York.

Every time you hear a bell ring, two angels retreat to their assigned corners.

Everyone knows someone.

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6 comments

  1. Martha Kennedy · April 20, 2015

    Fun post! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. wscottling · April 20, 2015

    You mean everyone doesn’t know someone? But who does someone know then?

    Liked by 1 person

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  5. loisajay · April 20, 2015

    I wondered where this was going. But then I heard the bell ring…gosh, I love that one!

    Liked by 1 person

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