“Oh, well, one can’t be picky…”
“Yeah, REAL nice, TJ. Brad gets an entire couch to plop down in; all I get is a lousy chair! Thanks, TJ. What next?”
“Yes, the Defendant snatched and grabbed ME! Right after I snatched and grabbed HIM right back, of course! Or something like that.”
“‘Should old acquaintance be forgot, and —’ OH, NO, NOT HIM AGAIN, MR. GET ALL THE DRINKS HE WANTS FOR NOTHING!! — (Swoosh — SMASH tinkle-tinkle-tinkle!) Now, where were we… ‘And ne’er brought to mind; should old acquaintance be forgot, and days of Auld Lang Syne! For Auld Lang Syne, my jo, For Auld Lang Syne; we’ll take a cup of kindness yet for Auld Lang Syne!…’ 2017! HAPPY NEW YEAR! ALL IN THE BUBBLY! MMM, HAPPY NEW YEAR!…"
“I guess what I wanted was something to take away all these nasty ol’ feelings of worthlessness — whatever that might be!”
“Hey! Don’t stand underneath when those reindeer fly by!” — Tom Lehrer
I wonder where Calvin stood, in this regard. Volume One went from Atom Bomb Collection to Grenade Launcher; plus numerous cross-references, footnotes, and end notes! And yes, it was (sort of) Alphabetized!
“How’s that different from any other day?” “No hangings!” “Right, I’ll certainly put it in my file; namely the circular one, where it soon goes out with all the others — Escalators in all the towers in place of ordinary stairs, etc.”
Well, it’s a Saber-Toothed Tiger Poster, at the very least!
Calvin: “Bz-bz-bzzzz!! Bzzz, BZZZ! Bz-BZZZ-BZ-BZZZZZ-BZZ!” (Calvin’s Mom sneaks up behind him with a flyswatter — SWAT!!! — right on the bottom! — and then hauls him off to his room…!).