Treasure Island

Barry Van Allen


1 / 10,000th of One percent is all that it would take!


You just got surprised:
Oh! . My God!
Oh! , My God!
Oh! , My God!

Something Bad just Happened:
Oh! , My God!
Oh! , My God!
Oh! , My God!

It Is the most Amazing Thing:
Oh! , My God!
Oh! , My God!
Oh! , My God!

WOW! , could be a substitute!
Almost anything could work!
If you would just engage the brain first!

Oh! , My God!
- - - what was I thinking!

1 tenth of 1 % just seems too much.

Submitted: Saturday, February 17, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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  • Chuck Audette (10/22/2007 10:13:00 AM)

    I'm dyslexic, so I usually say 'Oh! . My Dog! '. But why should that be any less valid? - chuck (Report) Reply

  • Aliya Deri (6/27/2007 1:49:00 AM)

    how true...even more true when you visit a high school! teenagers especially seem to be perpetually stuck in phrases that, while not varied, are very versatile. (Report) Reply

  • Con Nie (3/31/2007 3:38:00 AM)

    'Oh! My God! I have thought about this same thing before too. :) Sincerely, Connie (Report) Reply

  • Esther Leclerc (2/20/2007 8:48:00 AM)

    Hee hee HEE hee hee, have to laugh at the comment below! ! ! The title speaks of a fraction not a percent (re 10,000) ... Anyway, yes, there is something to be said for engaging the brain at some point in one's day, hey? ! Esther : ] (Report) Reply

  • Aldo Kraas (2/17/2007 8:57:00 PM)

    Sucg a stupid
    poem
    There is no such thing as 10,0000%
    there is only 100%
    I think God must be spinning (Report) Reply

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