“Why is your blog called Under the Turnip Truck,?” you may ask – because I have a favorite saying that I use often with folks of all ages:
I know what I’m doing! I wasn’t born under a turnip truck you know!
This is my favorite expression of all time and I think I might use it as my epitaph when I die. Death is a long time away though because I’m not dying until after I turn 100 years old. Don’t worry. I will be a healthy and vivacious 100 years old and not a crabby, old prune.
Many people ask me what the difference is between falling off a turnip truck and being born underneath one. The best way to explain it is to give you examples.
The following are examples of things that were born under a turnip truck:
While these are things that may have fallen off a turnip truck: