05 March, 2010

A little penguin humor to "break the ice"

Did you ever wonder why there are no dead penguins on the ice in  Antarctica  - where do they go ?
Wonder no more ! ! ! 

It is a known fact that the penguin is a very ritualistic bird which lives an extremely ordered and complex life. 

The penguin is very committed to its family and will mate for life, as well as maintaining a form of compassionate contact with its offspring throughout its life. 

If a penguin is found dead on the ice surface, other members of  the family and social circle have been known to dig holes in  the ice, using their vestigial wings and beaks, until the hole is deep enough for the dead bird to be rolled into and buried. 

The male penguins then gather in a circle around the fresh grave and sing: 

"Freeze a jolly good fellow"
  "Freeze a jolly good fellow." 

  "Then they kick him in the ice hole." 


  1. You owe me a new keyboard...I had a mouthful of coffee! I can clean the monitor and the desk, but the keyboard has all these sticky little nooks and crannies... :lol:

    That was precious...

  2. Good one!! Thanks for the laugh.. we all need a little more of that these days!!


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