Pick up a stink bug by the antennas. They won’t spray. They will if you grab them by the legs or body.
Stink bugs smell like cilantro to me.
Oh, if only brewed coffee tasted half as good as fresh ground coffee smells.
Stink bugs have a lot of credibility. What they do is right in their name!
It’s more like saying you don’t smell as bad as a stink bug.
Even being termed 1 up from the bottom is a kinda compliment. Not a big one, but still good.
Just don’t plant peonies near the house. Unless an invasion of ants is something you enjoy.
C.S. Lewis pointed out that worshiping God amounts to saying, “Hey, better than Satan,” which is a very weak but allegedly adequate compliment.
One day, Caulfield and Mrs Olsen will admit they admire each other. Some day.
I wonder why Jef chose the peony as an example of a fragrant flower. They aren’t particularly noted for their fragrance, and they don’t grow well in much of the US.
I think Jef just enjoys making perversely obscure references.
July 31, 2013