Boasting

The Difference of Running For Life or For Diner (illustration)

A certain dog had always boasted of his ability as a runner. Then one day a rabbit that he was chasing got away. This brought a lot of ridicule from the other dogs because of his previous boasting. His explanation: “You must remember, the rabbit was running for his life, whi …

Little Old Woman Boasting on a Bus Tour (illustration)

A sightseeing bus was making the rounds through Washington, D. C., and the driver was pointing out spots of interest. As they passed the Pentagon building, he mentioned that it cost taxpayers millions of dollars and that it took a year and a half to build. A little old woma …

Napoleon’s Method of Remembering Names (illustration)

Napoleon boasted he could remember the names of every person he ever met. His technique was simple. If he didn’t hear the name clearly, he said, “So sorry I didn’t get the name clearly,” If it was an unusual name he would ask how is it spelled? During the conversa …