Brought to mind a WWII poem called “Kilroy,” about “his” ubiquity in the war zones, even written in blood on Bataan, which begins, “Also Ulysses once, that other war.”
Per an old Wrigley Chewing Gum ad (those in the Sunday comics had a variety of trivia), trousers were illegal in ancient Rome.
“You can play with your food before you eat it.” – Cat in Honk!
“Like, meow, man!” – Bob Newhart, “The Siamese Cat”
It’s been more on planes than on foot, but if my wife and I ever manage to fly from Delhi to Lhasa or vice versa, we’ll have been completely around the world.
Was disgusted with Steve Douglas on My Three Sons last week – had to have Barbara sew a button on his suit. What kind of man can’t sew a button?
“Everyone should sing. For if the Good Lord saw fit to give you a beautiful voice, it’s a nice way to say ‘Thank you.’ And if the Good Lord didn’t see fit to give you a beautiful voice, it’s a nice way to get even.” – guest singer on “A Prairie Home Companion”
Most surprisingly satisfying conversation I had at my 40th last year was with a 1978 grad who had married one of my classmates. Other than that he was in track, that was all I knew about him all these decades. Seems he’s a professor with high regard for librarians.
I’m looking at planting spinach this afternoon, if the bed isn’t frozen. Let the spring snows water it.
When done in church it’s one of the official definitions of “Uff da.”