The Wiggles have a camel song with this rhyme:
From Abu Dhabi to Australia
In the desert a camel won't fail ya
A hospital billboard in town uses this headline:
QUALITY. HOMETOWN. CARE.
Shouldn't these one-word statements be parallel? As I read them, I get that this hospital is (of) quality, it is (in my) hometown, and that it is... care. I realize that they mean to say that they care, but then they would also be saying that they quality, no? Bill Walsh had a nice bit about this a while back.
I don't often go about telling people of funnies I made earlier. They are never funny out of context. But I am quite proud of a joke no one in the car laughed at, and I share it here. If this makes me a Big Fat Egohead, so be it.
SEVEN YEAR OLD SON PLAYING WITH BALLOON: Daddy, do you know what's keeping my balloon down?
DADDY: Is it The Man?
Correction: I laughed.
Bonus Fourth Bit
For, like, a week now, Sir Paul's My Love has been in and out of my head:
Wo-wo-wo-wo-wo-wo , my love does it good.
Such crazy grammar. Such schmaltz. Yet, there it is. Every morning. Can't kick it it.