Earlier I posted 10 colourful questions.
Here are my porkies.
1. What is a black hole?
As any husband knows, this is the wife’s handbag.
2. Why are we said to be green with envy?
Black, blue, red and white were already taken to denote other emotions.
3. Where will you find the yellow brick road?
Behind Humpty Dumpty’s wall.
4. What is a red herring?
A fish with a 40 a day habit.
5. What is carte blanche?
A lull in imagination aka writer’s block.
6. What are parma violets?
A posy of flowers used by a magician
7. Who was Scarlett O’Hara?
A chemist who found a remedy for flatulence.
8. Why are smurfs blue?
It’s nothing to do with being unhappy, but being used to living in cold climates.
9. What is a black and tan?
This is shoe shining term.
10. What is a strawberry blond?
A rather delicious confection consisting of strawberries, mousse, fresh cream, and kirsch cherries.