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Baloo's Bugle

May Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 7, Issue 10

Wet &Wild
Webelos Traveler & Artist
Tiger Big Ideas 17


Gary Henda (MacScouter) shares this


If people from Poland are called Poles, why aren't people from Holland called Holes?

Why do we say something is out of whack? What's a whack?

If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled?

When someone asks you, "A penny for your thoughts", and you put your two cents in, what happens to the other penny?

Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?

Why do croutons come in airtight packages? It's just stale bread to begin with.

When cheese gets it's picture taken, what does it say?

Why are a wise man and a wise guy opposites?

Why do overlook and oversee mean opposite things?

Why isn't 11 pronounced "onety one"?

"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language.  Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence?

If lawyers are disbarred and clergymen defrocked, doesn't it follow that electricians can be delighted, musicians denoted, cowboys deranged, models deposed, tree surgeons debarked, and dry cleaners depressed?

If Fed Ex and UPS were to merge, would they call it Fed UP?

Do Lipton Tea employees take coffee breaks?

I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older, are they're cramming for their final exam.

You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.

No one ever says, "It's only a game", when their team is winning.

Ever wonder what the speed of lightning would be if it didn't zigzag?

If a cow laughed, would milk come out her nose?


Simon Kenton Council

Fish: Pucker up lips like you are going to kiss and make kissing sound.

Rainbird: With pointer finger in front ofyour lips, slowly turn head from right to left while making "CII, CII. CH" noise. Then, move head quickly from left to right making a p-p-p-p sound.

Wave: Rise and raise arms above head then sit back down, as done at sports events.

Motor Boat: Pull on starter cord a few times while fluttering tongue on roof of mouth.  Then start the sound of a motor boat.


Circle 10 Council

Flower Applause: Like a flower blooming, raise part way up in chair, look around, then stand up

quickly, yelling, “Sprooooing”.

Water Sprinkler Yell:Make the sound of the water sprinkler, “Chee, Chee, Chee, Swissssssssssh!”

Northwest Suburban Council


Babbling Brook Cheer - “Babble, babble, babble”

Rainstorm Applause - Start by gently patting knees alternately to simulate light rain falling.  Increase the noise by switching to hand clapping as the storm reaches its height.  With a hand signal, have everyone shout “Boom!” to represent thunder.  Gradually decrease the hand clapping and then pat the knees as the storm





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