It's not often that I laugh out loud 'cos I'm a grumpy old cynic these days. I have a good sense of humour but contain my expressions of amusement to smiling, chuckling or laughing-out-loud-inwardly (so that nobody notices). Sometimes, however, I see or hear something which produces a sort-of involuntary Laugh Out Loud. So I've decided that, whenever this happens, I'm going to tell you about it.
N.B. WARNING: a) THIS WILL RELY ON MY OLD-AGE RELATED BAD MEMORY and b) SOME THINGS WILL BE VERY RUDE (SO IF YOU'RE OF A NERVOUS DISPOSITION BE VERY CAREFUL)
Today it's happened twice already (some sort of record?). First of all an item in the Sunday newspaper told us that the cargo of a ship floundering in the stormy seas 200 miles off the coast of Southern Ireland contained fruit bound for the warehouses of Del Monte, a large fruit and vegetable supplier here in the UK. As some of you may know, that lovely chap Pete was very recently 'let go' by this company who weren't particularly generous in their procedures in doing so! So when I read that their bananas were floating about in the Irish Sea it made me laugh out loud.
And then this, courtesey of Sarge Charlie containing some very funny images, some of which made me laugh out loud :