9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for April 18, 2004
"I just thought of such a funny joke, I had to write it down." "Um, i think the second line could inadvertantly offend certain ethnic sensibilities." "Well, that can be omitted." "Then there's this bit that disparages various professions. that could raise a few hackles." "I guess I could cut that." "And you have to take into consideration religious feelings with this sentence." "Okay, strike that." "And this next part could be misconstrued by the animal rights people as well as environmentalists." "Right, that goes too." "Well, thanks for your input. Now it tiptoes around every profession, religion, gender, species, race and landscape known to civilized humankind." "My sides are splitting."