It was entertainment night at the Senior Center. Claude the hypnotist exclaimed, "I'm here to put you into a trance; I intend to hypnotize each and every member of the audience."
The excitement was almost electric as Claude withdrew a beautiful antique pocket watch from his coat. "I want you each to keep your eye on this antique watch. It's a very special watch. It's been in my family for six generations"
He began to swing the watch gently back and forth while quietly chanting, "Watch the watch, watch the watch, watch the watch..."
The crowd became mesmerized as the watch swayed back and forth, light gleaming off its polished surface. Hundreds of pairs eyes followed the swaying watch, until, suddenly, it slipped from the hypnotist's fingers and fell to the floor, breaking into a hundred pieces.
"SH*T!" said the Hypnotist.
It took three days to clean up the Senior Center. Claude was never invited back.
That's proof that English does not employ derivational morphology to distinguish a noun from a verb. (Just a linguist's take on it.)
Oh don't even make that kind of joke, I have worked in senior centers and let me tell that would be a nightmare. ha ha
Thank God that could never happen for real.
by mega1 9 years ago
I'm trying to use hypnotism (downloaded hypno-routines, like tapes) to overcome a couple behavior problems and lose some weight. I need to stop eating sugar and start eating low-carb diet. Do you have any experience with using hypnotism for lifestyle changes or dieting or quitting...
by Baileybear 9 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cx8y2BL56zYwhat a performance. Looks like hypnotism at work here.
by Elena 6 years ago
Can you stop someone from Hypnotising you?
by denise corcoran 11 years ago
my past is distroying my life do u think an hypnotist would help me get over my bad past?just need a bit of help with my over active mind its killing me
by PhoenixV 9 years ago
How Does Hypnotism Work Exactly?How can some people hypnotize others? How can you become a hypnotist?
by Ann810 7 years ago
Is it cool for Christians to be hypnotized to stop bad habits?such as smoking, OCD conditions, etc.?
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