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Why? ~ Because!

1.  "____ Because" Elvis 2. "Because (___ ___ ___)" the Dave Clark Five 3. "Because ___ ___" Tony Bennett 4. "Because (You ___ ___ ___) Perry Como 5. "I Like ____ Because They Have No ____" Answers: 1. Just 2. I Love You 3. of You   www. you 4. Come to Me 5. Bananas/Bones (We don't explain 'em; we just list 'em!)

Spelling--Of Course It's Correct

I found this in my "funny stuff" folder this morning: Eye halve a spelling chequer It came with my pea sea. It plainly marques four my revue Miss steaks eye kin knot sea. Eye strike a key and type a word And weight four it two say Weather eye am wrong oar write It shows me strait a weigh. As soon as a mist ache is maid It nose bee fore two long And eye can put the error right Its rare lea ever wrong. Eye have run this poem threw it I am shore your pleaed two no Its letter perfect awl the weigh My chequer tolled me sew.

Dust! Dirt! Beep-Beep-Beep!

In honor of the road work being done outside my window: 1. Dust: an easy one: Queen 2. Dust: should be just as easy: Kansas 3. Beep: an oldie by The Playmates 4. Detour: another oldie by Hank Thompson 5. Dirt: Sesame Street Gang Answers 1. "Another One Bites the Dust" 2. "Dust in the Wind" 3. "Beep, Beep" 4. "Detour: There's a Muddy Road Ahead" 4. "Dirt, Dirt, Dirt"

It's All Nonsense!

Song titles that have no words--well, not real ones! 1. A novelty song from the fifties about female horses and their food 2. If life could be a dream, what does the title have to do with anything?? 3. If that's all you have to say, Sting, I don't get it. 4. So she's walking, singing nonsense, and looking good. Great basis for a long-term relationship, Manfred! 5. He works days in the marketplace. She sings in a band. How'd they have time to get all those kids? 1. "Mairzy Doats" 2. "Sh-Boom" 3. "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da" 4. "Do Wah Diddy Diddy" 5. "Ob La Di, Ob La Da"

5 Recommended Mysteries & A "Song Bird" Quiz

 Supply the title that goes with the line. 1. "All the little birdies on Jay Bird Street..." 2. "Spread your tiny wings and fly away..." 3. "May an elephant caress you with his toes..." 4. "Did your lady friend leave the nest again?" 5. "Pack up all my care and woes..."  Recommended mysteries L.L. Bartlett Murder on the Mind ( part of a series ) Terry Pratchett Thud! P.B. Ryan Still Life with Murder Charles Todd The Confession ( part of a series ) P.M. Carlson Audition for Murder (part of a series) Quiz Answers: 1. "Rockin' Robin" by the Jackson Five 2. "Snowbird" by Anne Murray 3. "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose  by Little Jimmy Dickens 4. "Yellow Bird" by the Kingston Trio

Welcome Joanne Troppello!

Today I'm pleased to introduce guest blogger Joanne Troppello, who writes inspirational and romantic suspense novels. She and her husband are Network Marketing Coaches and owners of Mustard Seed Marketing Group, LLC. They have several active blogs, and readers are encouraged to visit their Author's Corner Blog, a place for authors and readers to connect. They host various blog parties throughout the year where many guest authors stop by to meet with readers. Please welcome Joanne with a like or a comment. ALSO, this might be a good time to follow this blog (  if you haven't yet. It replaces my old blogs, "It's a Mystery to Me" and "MysterEbooks." Same content (book info, blog posts, and trivia quizzes), just all in one place and easier to find. Connect to Joanne: Website : Blog :