Archive for May, 2009

Book Report: Naked

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

“Over time I  grew accustomed to the sight of a friend’s colostomy bag and began to think of Kent State as something of an I.V. League University.” (145)

“They used to be so much fun, my children.  We’d go to all kinds of nude parks and beaches, but then they got older and married clothes-minded girls who won’t have anything to do with my way of life.” (289)

— David Sedaris, Naked

Pun Test I

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Imagine two men in a church sanctuary, moving a table in choir/stage area.  How would you describe the following?

 

Examples:

A fight between the two.

Answer: Altarcation

While moving the table, one of them missteps.

Answer: Faltar

 

Test:

1. On the table, there’s a book of Psalms.

2. The two men are now producing power for a car.

3. They’re going clubbing in SoMa later. What are they wearing?

4. They maneuver the table through a small doorway.  What do you call this passage?

5. A feisty old woman interviews them as they work. Who is she?

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Limerick Supreme

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

The pro-lifers presumed then to tutor us

On what women should do with their uterus

Fifty million they paid

To defeat Roe v. Wade

But they couldn’t persuade David Souterus

— NW