Words sometimes make me think of Max Bialystock's encouraging phrase to Leo Bloom: "Kid! There's more to you than there is to you!" Same with words: even when you can't use them, you can use them. Just this morning I burst out into the back garden at 7 o'clock to let the chooks out, I ran smack bang into a pleasingly absurd phrase: "It gets early so early these days". On one hand, it makes no sense at all; on the other hand, you know what I mean!
This phrase pleased me so much that I came up with a list of iterations on the same theme:
End of winter: It gets early so early these days!
Beginning of winter: It gets early so late these days!
Daylight saving: It gets late so late these days!
Return to standard time: It gets late so early these days!
Jetlag: It's too early to be too late over here, even though it's not too late to be late back home.
Long story old man, but let's finish it this way: some people say words aren't any good at all. But they really speak to me!
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