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Tangueray and Whine
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This is a sappy e-mail about pennies. It's probably been posted here before, so feel free to hurl random rotten fruits at me--but no pennies, please.

Remember this every time you pass that little penny in the parking lot. I always thought that it was for Good Luck, but I love this version better:

I found a penny today

Just laying on the ground.

But it's not just a penny,

this little coin I've found.



(If I find 99 more, I'll have a DOLLAR!)


Found pennies come from heaven,

That's what my Grandpa told me.

He said Angels toss them down.

Oh, how I loved that story.



("Told me" does not rhyme with "story," assmunch!)


He said when an Angel misses you,

They toss a penny down.

Sometimes just to cheer you up,

To make a smile out of your frown.



(And sometimes to see if they can hit you on the head.)


So, don't pass by that penny,

When you're feeling blue. It may be a penny from

heaven,

that an Angel's tossed to you.


(Or maybe someone dropped it and couldn't be bothered to pick it up. Yeah, I think that makes more sense.)

So now pass this on to the people who you care about and who you feel are Angels to you, I just did. An Angel is now watching over you.

Well, I certainly hope all of you feel loved because I'm passing this on to you. Don't you feel positively angelic now?

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2ys4u
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wow, that is just positively stupid. I think you should stone (with pennies) whoever sent this to you. [Frown]

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Minstrel gone caroling
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I'm told that a sock full of pennies makes a very nice object with which to bludgeon a person.

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Minstrel gone caroling
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Okay, here, I'll make it all better!

I got hit by a penny today,
Which knocked me to the ground.
But it isnít just a penny,
I realized while I frowned.


Demons conjure them from hell,
Thatís what my Grandpa always said;
We thought he was a raving loon,
But this Lincoln does have horns upon his head.

He said that when a Demonís feeling bored,
From sitting all day in Devil Classes,
They have a contest there in hell,
To knock mortals on their Ö um, butts.

So if you get beaned by a penny
And it makes you shout and holler,
Just remember how blessed you really are
That Demons donít use silver dollars.


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I saw Mommy kismet Santa Claus
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It says, "So now pass this on to the people who you care about and who you feel are Angels to you, I just did. An Angel is now watching over you."


If I feel you're an angel and pass you this glurge, do you now owe me a penny? Annoy your acquaintances, family and friends for fun and profit!

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DawnStorm
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quote:
Originally posted by detroitminstrel:
I'm told that a sock full of pennies makes a very nice object with which to bludgeon a person.

My husband says the same thing!

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On the other hand,it would explain why the economy is so bad.

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DawnStorm
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If angels do drop pennies from Heaven then how come so many of them end up in the subway station? On the platform, in the train, near the escalator. [Confused]
Explain that glurge!!

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VersesBatman
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So I suppose the penny Homer Simpson found on the floor when he was ditching church, was from an angel.

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mgbdriver
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I thought the only creature to throw a cent was a skunk.

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Tangueray and Whine
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quote:
So if you get beaned by a penny
And it makes you shout and holler,
Just remember how blessed you really are
That Demons donít use silver dollars.

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quote:
I thought the only creature to throw a cent was a skunk.
*rimshot*

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NansJns
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He said when an Angel misses you,

They toss a penny down.

Sometimes just to cheer you up,

To make a smile out of your frown.

If they want to cheer me up, why don't they throw hundred dollar bills? That would really make me smile! [Big Grin]
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mgbdriver
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quote:
Originally posted by Tangueray and Whine:
quote:
So if you get beaned by a penny
And it makes you shout and holler,
Just remember how blessed you really are
That Demons donít use silver dollars.

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quote:
I thought the only creature to throw a cent was a skunk.
*rimshot*

Thank you, thank you. I'll be here all week. Don't forget to tip your server.

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Penny
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quote:
Originally posted by NansJns:
If they want to cheer me up, why don't they throw hundred dollar bills? That would really make me smile! [Big Grin]

They're probably concerned about devaluing the currency. Just 'cause they're heavenly doesn't mean they're ignorant, you know.

They must have got a bit tetchy when we got rid of 1c and 2c coins in Aus though - it would have quintupled their expenses.

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Tangueray and Whine
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You had 2-cent coins and nobody wrote a glurge about them?

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Is there anywhere where bank notes are tossed down by the angels?I s that where the saying came from-Pennies from heaven?
Well the topic certainly is a cheer up one! Thanks.

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TrishDaDish
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Oy - I have an updated one. (Meaning it's crammed with Pictures Galore! Can't be a complete Glurge without friggin' angel JPEGS every five seconds!)

Penny Glurge

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I found a penny today
laying on the ground.
But it's not just a penny,
this little coin I've found.

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Found pennies come from heaven,
that's what my Grandpa told me.
He said Angels toss them down.
Oh, how I loved that story.

Penny Glurge picture

He said when an Angel misses you,
they toss a penny down;
Sometimes just to cheer you up,
to make a smile out of your frown.

Houses of the Holy looking angel

So, don't pass by that penny
when you're feeling blue.
It may be a penny from heaven
that an Angel's tossed to you.

Enough with the friggin' angels, already!

So now pass this on to people you care about and who you feel are Angels to you.

I just did.

An Angel is now watching over you.

Have A Great Day!

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TB Tabby
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How many of those pennies land on people's heads, killing them instantly?

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Casey, making hot chocolate
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You want to really cheer me up? Hearing "And i walked into the room, passing out hundred-dollar bills..."* and dropping hundreds my way. [Big Grin]

*100 points. [Wink]

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Seaboe

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quote:
Originally posted by TB Tabby:
How many of those pennies land on people's heads, killing them instantly?

That only happens when angels get drunk and throw them off the top of the Empire State Building.

And giggle maniacally about it.

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Seaboe Muffinchucker
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Where're my points, Casey?

[Big Grin]

Seaboe

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I've gotta admit...I love the "lucky penny" myth.

Many times I've seen a person whose life is absolute misery see a penny on the ground, pick it up, and be cheered up as if their life is about to turn around. Why not? More power to them.

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Ugh...As if the glurge wasn't bad enough they have to through in all those creepy pictures.

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So does the exchange rate affect this then? If so, according to some currency calculator thing I looked up, in order to be completely fair said angels would have to throw something like 0.5 pence at me, which frankly is no use to me, unless they throw two halfs at me, in which case I might be able to weld them back together and use the penny. [Wink] I hope so because I'm bloody skint, I need all the pennies I can get!! [lol]
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Casey, making hot chocolate
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quote:
Originally posted by Seaboe Muffinchucker:
Where're my points, Casey?

[Big Grin]

Seaboe

Pointage on the way. [Smile]

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Minstrel gone caroling
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Money falls from sky on Clearwater beach.

quote:
Kevin Shelton knows the method he chooses to share his wealth is controversial.

Despite it, Sunday, he gave away more than $10,000 his way.

He's soft-spoken yet wears a vest with $2-bills strapped on.

He says he wants to inspire people to be generous and shows the thick wads of cash stuffed in his cargo shorts. He shows the tubes strapped to his waist that will blast mostly $2 bills mixed with some $1s and a few $100s into the air on an otherwise sleepy Sunday.

Perhaps this is the guy who knows how useless the pennies from heaven really are....

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Hmm... does this glurge mean that the US$ is the official currency in Heaven ?

Rubbish.

Everybody knows it's the Swiss Franc.

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I guess any coin you get is from an angel. If you get paper money, chances are Satan's involved somehow:

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Trish "Or whatever the equivolent to Satan is in Asia" DaDish

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When the angels throw the pennies down, they probably laugh at us while we scramble for them, kind of like we do when we go to Mexico and throw pesos at the beggar children. I mean, not really "we". I'm speaking generically of American tourists. Ugly Americans! Not good people like me who would never do something like that!

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