Bookworm Free

I read a lot, think a little, and now and then write down a few things.

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  1. about 7 hours ago on Pearls Before Swine

    My favorite non-apology these days: “I’m sorry. I didn’t mean to offend you. It was just a bonus.”

  2. about 7 hours ago on Overboard

    Ouiser Boudreaux (Shirley McLaine): “Somebody’s gotta take em, I hate em, I try not to eat healthy food if I can possibly help it.” Steel Magnolias (1989).

  3. about 7 hours ago on Clay Bennett

    MontanaBill leads with “Parrot the lie.” Would the parrot like some cheese with his whine?

  4. about 7 hours ago on That is Priceless

    I heartily second those sentiments. It’s all in good fun and it gets my day off to a better-than-good start. And both you gentlemen present me daily with a smile and a light-hearted challenge. So I would be an ungrateful wretch indeed not to say “Thank you” Solstice*1947 and Call Me Ishmael. In times like these, a little literary (or not, as the case may be) lark is a welcome and healthy diversion.

  5. 1 day ago on That is Priceless

    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. / So we latecomers, really quite naturally, / Make our poor try / At the bar you’ve set high. / Yours is art, while ours is usually just quackery. 8>)

  6. 1 day ago on That is Priceless

    And even fewer make their way / Through my old friend, Dante! / And many a tear / Is shed over reading Shakespeare. / Poetry! What else can I say?

  7. 1 day ago on That is Priceless

    I’m flattered, of course. Thank you. But we both know Ishmael is the Master! ;>)

  8. 1 day ago on Lio

    O. Henry’s The Ransom of Red Chief comes to mind. . . .

  9. 1 day ago on Clay Bennett

    Regardless of any political stripe, I always knew there was a screw loose in Congress. . . .

  10. 1 day ago on That is Priceless

    Do Milton’s epics need justification / on themes of creation, damnation, and expiation? / I admit Paradise Lost is a tough chore, / and Regained, even more, / Like sauerkraut, needing thorough mastication!