The Down Payment

One rather loud, but testy gentleman, declares that the principle trouble with being a trend setter is the sudden appearance of followers who all want to sit on your trend.



Apparently quite pleased with some of his linguistic gymnastics, one fellow cried out, “I treat words as though juggling daggers!”  And a spectator voice rejoined, “And the pleasure might be all that increased for us, if you would treat you as a hemophiliac.”



Having the down payment is no assurance that you’ve got the paying down.



One fellow rang up his own brain and said, “Hi, I’m calling about that vacancy.”



One of the Court Ministers, in his public comments, often referred to, “The turning point,” until the king corrected him by noting that he should say, “A turning point.”