Thursday, August 4, 2011


The most useful two letter word!
Think about it.

               UP Read until the'll laugh.... This two-letter word in English has more meanings than any other two-letter word, and that word
is 'UP.'  It is listed in the
dictionary as an [adv], [prep], [adj], [n] or [v].
It's easy to understand
UP, meaning toward the sky or at the top of the list, but when we awaken in the morning, why do we wake UP?
At a meeting, why does a topic come UP? Why do
we speak UP
, and why are the
UP for
election and why is it
UP to the secretary to
write UP a
report? We call UP our friends,
brighten UP a room,
polish UP the
silver, warm UP
the leftovers and clean UP the kitchen. We
lock UP the house and
fix UP the old
At other times this little word has real special
meaning. People stir UP trouble,
line UP for
tickets, work UP
an appetite, and think UP excuses.
To be dressed is one
thing but to be dressed UP is
And this UP is confusing:  A
drain must be opened UP
because it is stopped  UP.We
UP a store in the morning but we close it UP at
night. We seem to be pretty mixed
about UP !
To be
knowledgeable about the proper uses of
UP, look UP the word UP in the dictionary.. In a desk-sized
dictionary, it takes UP
almost 1/4 of the page and can add UP to about
thirty definitions
If you are UP
to it, you might try building UP a list of the many ways UP is used. It will take UP a lot of your time, but if you don't give UP, you may
wind UP with a hundred or
When it threatens to rain, we say it is
clouding UP. When the sun comes out
we say it is clearing UP. When it rains, it
soaks UP the
earth. When it does not rain for awhile, things dry UP. One could go on & on, but I'll wrap
it UP
, for now time is UP ! more thing:
What is the first thing you
do in the morning & the last thing you do at

   P !

Did that one crack you UP?
Don't screw UP. Send this on to everyone you
look UP in your address book..or's UP to you.

Now I'll shut UP !!!
Thanks, Josh!


Grandma Yellow Hair said...

I did get UP early this morning so I could say hello. lol
Wow never realized Up is such a well used word.
Hope your having a upstanding that a word.
Love ya

Penny said...

Cute! :)