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If you say gullible slowly, it sounds like oranges
A fairly old meme, but it was new to me. Image via theburlapbag.com.

Categories: Literature/Language
Posted by The Curator on Wed Aug 28, 2013
Comments (3)
So of course, since I'm gullible, I did just that and gullible me, no it doesn't sound like oranges.
Posted by hulitoons  in  Abingdon, Maryland  on  Fri Aug 30, 2013  at  06:29 PM
It's fake
Posted by Shehbaaz Baurtally  in  Mauritius  on  Thu Sep 05, 2013  at  11:31 AM
Of course, if you say oranges slowly, it still won't rhyme with anything.
Posted by Richard Bos  in  The Netherlands  on  Sun Sep 29, 2013  at  07:06 AM
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