Uncle Garabed’s Notebook (July 1, 2017)

Entry in an Autograph Album

Say it with flowers
Say it with mink
But never, never
Say it with ink.

The Ins and Outs

He who looks outside dreams. He who looks inside awakens.
…Carl Gustav Jung, the father of analytical psychology

A Brilliant Hue

A young lady, on being asked which was the most beautiful color, replied—that of modesty.

On Inquisitiveness

Inquisitive people are the funnels of conversation—they do not take in anything for their own use, but merely to pass it to another.

An Example of Chiasmus

To apply for membership in the Lonely Hearts Club:
Type your name
Name your type.

Time and Location

Bouzji Khosrof: Say, caddie, why do you keep looking at your watch?
Caddy: It’s not a watch, sir, it’s a compass.

Armenian Proverb

The odorless flower on the mountain would not exchange places with the fragrant rose in the garden.

What’s in a Name?

Mashoumian: Arabic in derivation, identified as a descriptive term, mashoum is defined as sinless, virtuous.

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