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(Reuters)   Indians marry trees to ward off evil eye; claim they pine for the trees, want them to spruce up their village   (today.reuters.com) divider line 118
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2005-04-18 11:27:37 AM
reminds me of an old joke.
punchline: "checking for squirrels."
 
2005-04-18 11:33:33 AM
(Oak)-Kay...
 
2005-04-18 12:32:08 PM
Sappy story.

/I got nothin'
 
2005-04-18 12:32:14 PM
A "Sappy" tag would have topped this submission off nicely.
 
2005-04-18 12:32:29 PM
Note to submitter:

Bad tree puns will not make you poplar.
 
2005-04-18 12:32:31 PM
Are we sure they weren't pining for the fjords?
 
2005-04-18 12:32:47 PM
that headline ruined my day.
 
2005-04-18 12:33:50 PM
If these ends in divorce, who will be left in the larch?

/stupid puns
 
2005-04-18 12:34:17 PM
that headline MADE my day!

/not submitter
//no, really
///trying to make submitter feel better <3
 
2005-04-18 12:34:29 PM
every culture besides ours is irrevocably stupid.
 
2005-04-18 12:34:40 PM
The submitter has gone out on a limb with that headline.
 
2005-04-18 12:35:05 PM
i guess there's a kitten saved with every tree that's married.
 
2005-04-18 12:35:09 PM
Now I wonder if the submitter is Mr. Beanz.
 
2005-04-18 12:35:31 PM
You t'Elm Socraptic
 
2005-04-18 12:35:38 PM
I will go out on a limb and say this marriage will not last.
 
2005-04-18 12:36:45 PM
Bad submitter. I hope you oak on your puns. I walnut stand any more of them. If you make any more, I maple your tongue out.
 
2005-04-18 12:36:48 PM
"The giant redwood, the larch, the fir, the mighty scots pine. The smell of fresh-cut timber! The crash of mighty trees! With my best girlie by my side.... We'd sing ... sing ... sing. I'm a lumberjack and I'm OK, I sleep all night and I work all day...."
 
2005-04-18 12:37:14 PM
Filthy Whore:

 
2005-04-18 12:38:08 PM
thank god for religion
 
2005-04-18 12:38:26 PM
This is no more rediculous than believing that an invisible sky man will send you to a firey hell for all eternity unless you follow his magic rules.

/religon is religion is myth
 
2005-04-18 12:39:44 PM
Any reason to drink I guess.
 
2005-04-18 12:39:55 PM


The larch.
 
2005-04-18 12:40:10 PM
Oh Lord, now we're going to turn a story about tree-hugging (-humping?) weirdos into a religious flamewar? Thank you, Fark.
 
2005-04-18 12:41:56 PM
Clever, the lot of you.
 
2005-04-18 12:43:25 PM
They probably marry the first tree that gives them wood
 
2005-04-18 12:45:43 PM
woodn't you know it, a bunch of bad puns.

/got less than nothin
 
2005-04-18 12:46:30 PM


Unavailable for comment.
/less than nothing
 
2005-04-18 12:47:29 PM
"come here baby, i've got wood"
"not tonight dear. i need to have a bower movement."
 
2005-04-18 12:47:59 PM
Stop making these stupid puns, you beeches!!!
 
2005-04-18 12:48:45 PM
There is no Mr. Beanz.
 
2005-04-18 12:49:36 PM
they should branch out and try marrying a person....

/wanted to add to bad puns
// only one I could root out
 
2005-04-18 12:49:36 PM
Not even a dogwood put up with these terrible puns.
 
2005-04-18 12:50:07 PM
Something_else:

Oh Lord, now we're going to turn a story about tree-hugging (-humping?) weirdos into a religious flamewar? Thank you, Fark.

That's why I love this place.

I like puppies!
Puppies prove god does/does not exist!
FLAME!@
 
2005-04-18 12:52:39 PM
So...if he dies, does that make his wife a willow?

/just ashin a question
 
2005-04-18 12:52:39 PM
Horrible Horrible Tag Submitter!

Obviously it should be
 
2005-04-18 12:52:46 PM
Probably Branch Davidians.
 
2005-04-18 12:53:37 PM
Puppies prove that god exists and that he wants puddles of piddle on our floors.

In other news... "I talk to the trees, but they don't listen to me..."
 
2005-04-18 12:53:45 PM
I speak for the trees!
 
2005-04-18 12:53:51 PM
How to regocognize different types of trees from quite a long way away.

And now

No. 1

 
2005-04-18 12:53:51 PM
I vote for a Sappy tag.

Maybe the Republicans are correct, gay marriage will lead to marrying outside the species.
 
2005-04-18 12:54:51 PM
I shall now die of Pun Overdose.

/Fark Kills again.
//Something other than a kitten this time.
///RIP Me XP~~~
 
2005-04-18 12:55:08 PM
Could the news items today suck any more than this?
 
2005-04-18 12:55:21 PM
 
2005-04-18 12:56:02 PM
DOH! One bad tree pun after another.
 
2005-04-18 12:58:58 PM
Maybe, I'm sticking my neck out here, or barking up the wrong tree, but every time I log onto Fark, there's a lot of really bad puns. The headline writers need to branch out more. They're stumped for new material.
 
2005-04-18 12:59:42 PM
If they were fruit trees would that constitute a gay marriage? Fundies, start your protest engines.
 
2005-04-18 01:00:08 PM
Ours is a forbidden love.

 
2005-04-18 01:01:43 PM
You punners are barking up the wrong tree. I don't mean to be a crab(apple), but as I get alder these jokes don't seem so peachy to me.

Some pruning might be in order.
 
2005-04-18 01:02:25 PM
Fishflinger here's a little guide:
making puns: can be funny, but use w/ care.
complaining about puns using puns: very funny.
complaining about puns: not funny.

this should fit on a 3"x5" card for easy access...
 
2005-04-18 01:02:53 PM
In case nobody has twigged yet - it's time to turn over a new leaf.
 
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