Common Nonsense by Andy Rooney

By Andy Rooney

A brand new York instances, united states at the present time and BOOKSENSE bestseller, now in paperback in time for the vacations. Andy Rooney's Sunday night observations on 60 mins are an American establishment. With hundreds of thousands of audience tuning in per week, Rooney shapes the best way humans see every little thing from espresso percolators to the country of the country. Rooney's fanatics get a deal with for the vacations: The paperback version of his spoil bestseller universal Nonsense. here's Andy Rooney at his best--acerbic, teasing, witty, insightful, and clever. each one element of the e-book is dedicated to a subject matter with regards to his heart--food, activities, politics, wellbeing and fitness, domestic and paintings lifestyles. the result's a hilarious and perceptive examine the rustic Rooney loves...enough to criticize.

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How does the seed of a zinnia, which looks so much like the seed of a rose, know enough to come up in all those dazzling colors? How does the seed of the rose know enough to be red? Doesn't a rebellious rose ever decide it wants to be a dandelion? • A gardener has to be a nurturer. There's something of the good mother in a gardener, man or woman. Gardeners provide food and water for their young plants until they are able to gather it for themselves—water and nutrients from their root system and lifeblood from the chlorophyll in their green leaves which so cleverly enables them to convert sunlight into the chemicals they need to flourish.

April is a name a press agent gives a young woman who wants to be an actress. • You can put away your winter clothes that seem so old and tired and get out your old summer clothes—which seem so fresh and new after their winter vacation. COMMONNONSENSE • • • • • • • • • 35 No one who doesn't live there has to go to Florida this month. It rhymes with moon. You don't have to rake leaves or shovel snow. We can all sit home at night after dinner and enjoy deciding what to do with our upcoming vacation—without actually having to go to all the trouble and expense of going on one yet.

I am, therefore, undertaking the job of cataloging some of life's unpleasant little tasks in an effort to bring us all together: The following are hard little jobs: • Filling out a form that has boxes too small for what they want you to write in them. • Washing the frying pan in which you've cooked scrambled eggs. It is difficult to remove the egg that sticks to non-stick pans. • Mowing the lawn when the grass is wet. • Pulling out the stem of a watch to reset the time. • Cleaning the garlic press.

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