that caused great amusement at the time. Zara and I were walking along a sidewalk going by a warehouse and there was a man with a forklift. And he had boxes he was lifting with the forklift and in the boxes were forks!
Did you know there are four kinds of irony? I helped Uncle Ruth's David prep for a quiz on irony in Animal Farm last year and we went through the book looking for examples of the different kinds. Of course now I don't remember what they are...
Do you know Flanders and Swann? They were a wonderful English comic song duo from the 50s and 60s. Flanders was in a wheelchair and described having to be put into a plane once with a forklift. "Imagine, such an enormous machine, just to lift forks."
Flanders and Swann are probably best remembered for their Hippopotamus Song, though it is not their only wonderful song: