Monkey Around for a Spell

Sure, we’ve all speculated about what might happen if you sat a hundred monkeys at a hundred typewriters, but what if the hundred monkeys were the typewriter? Mind blown, right? Well, that’s what happened at the Awaji Island Monkey Center, which celebrated the Chinese year of the monkey by spelling the word “monkey” with monkeys.

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16 thoughts on “Monkey Around for a Spell

  1. Faye January 5, 2016 / 8:01 pm

    If only they knew. What would they spell on their own?

      • Faye January 5, 2016 / 9:10 pm


      • 6rabbits January 6, 2016 / 7:32 am

        If effective, they’d have an invasion from the Island of Rabbits!

  2. beemoused January 5, 2016 / 8:42 pm

    And for Japan’s next trick, the residents of Cat Island will spell out the symbol for cat. Now please excuse me while collapse in hysterical laughter…… 🙂

    • 6rabbits January 6, 2016 / 7:29 am

      Sort of like nailing jello to a tree 😋

  3. Mamabear January 5, 2016 / 8:52 pm

    There is not enough money in the world to get me to do what that guy was doing.

  4. fkaWaldenPond January 5, 2016 / 10:07 pm

    Wait a second, there is no snow drifting anymore… hrrmph; can you rig it to do gentle flying monkeys instead?

    • Night Owl January 6, 2016 / 5:02 am

      I can see real snow for a couple of days now and meanwhile it doesn’t snow here anymore but it looks like this:

      • Faye January 6, 2016 / 9:40 am

        I loooove sqweerls!!!!

    • Catwhisperer January 6, 2016 / 1:17 pm

      As long as they didn’t come out of someone’s butt, I’m in favor.

  5. Blue Fairy January 6, 2016 / 11:18 am

    I know I’m weird but I would love to live where there are monkeys. I, for one, don’t believe that they are always flinging poo.

    • Not That Mike The Other Mike January 6, 2016 / 11:30 am

      I’ve often wondered how much of that behavior is a cliche, something people believe because they hear it all the time. I also think it reflects peoples’ experiences with monkeys in captivity, as opposed to in the wild.

      • dubravkamcvmd January 7, 2016 / 11:44 am

        Human prisoners fling excrement at the guards.

  6. Trisha January 6, 2016 / 4:07 pm

    Substituting a different person’s urine for your personal in a collection sample may perhaps
    enable you pass a urine drug test.

    • Not That Mike The Other Mike January 10, 2016 / 9:12 pm

      I know, which is why Human Resource departments at many Fortune 500 companies insist on holding the cup themselves.

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