That is Priceless by Steve Melcher for December 28, 2021

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    BE THIS GUY  6 months ago

    Soon as Venus was born, the hair and wardrobe people went to work.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 6 months ago

    “Look what the “seafoam” gave birth to. Get over yourself Venus and cover up."

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    brother of Ishmael  6 months ago

    Venus Scallopini?

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    rmremail  6 months ago

    That ain’t no oyster.

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    Solstice*1947  6 months ago

    /// No surprise, viewers eyes will all dwell

    on the pale naked girl on that shell.

    Of these scenes, there’s no dearth,

    showing Venus’ birth,

    yet, why not of the other three tell?

    /// There’s a twin to nude Venus who clings

    to the blowhard who floats with fixed wings,

    amid blossoms of pink

    which fall into the drink.

    Is her birth somehow helped by these things?

    /// The third look-alike stands on the end.

    She is clothed, and has fabric to lend

    to the goddess of love,

    but, when push comes to shove,

    it’s an offer she ought not extend.

    /// Every figure is part of the mesh

    which makes each new reviewing seem fresh.

    Her companions, unnamed,

    will not ever be famed

    as is Venus, displayed in the flesh.

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    Bilan  6 months ago

    Whenever an artist comes by, Venus’ clothes just mysteriously fly off.

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    Solstice*1947  6 months ago

    Flora opened the clamshell packaging of her life size Venus action figure, not realizing the huge negative impact that would have on its future resale value.

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    ronaldspence  6 months ago

    Not being shellfish, she let herself be painted au natural. She never did get royalties from Adobe for using her likeness…

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    orinoco womble  6 months ago

    Look what the catfish dragged in!

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    Zykoic  6 months ago

    Kipper herring snacks tonight.

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    pcolli  6 months ago

    Don’t be so shellfish….

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    Alessandro D. Botticelli

    Is admired from Denmark to Delhi.

    Venus “on the half shell”

    Goes down rather well

    With a red sauce – but not with grape jelly..
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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    Lovely Venus, with long, flowing hair

    Of wolf-whistles garners her share,

    Count Heinrich’s coiffure

    Has equal allure

    (Though only when Heinrich’s not there).

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    Egrayjames  6 months ago

    “Well, this proves it, in a side-by-side comparison the carpet does match the drapes!”

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    Buzzworld  6 months ago

    “Come on man, stop with the wind, I’m tired of chasing her clothes down the beach.

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    gopher gofer  6 months ago

    hmm, even back in those days they had clamshell packaging…

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    Reader  6 months ago

    I know I said you had to come out of your shell – but, well, that escalated quickly.

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    cdward  6 months ago

    At least she’s dressed appropriately in her birthday suit.

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    Blaidd Drwg Premium Member 6 months ago

    And Kilgore Trout is inspired.

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    Ubintold  6 months ago

    Hey, she’s got a hair towel to dry her crotch !

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    garcoa  6 months ago

    Hey Venus, put on this garb, you are scaring all the fish.

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    davanden  6 months ago

    Shelfie is the term that collectors use when they take photos to show off what they have.

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    The participants all said “Goddam !

    This must be some kind of a scam..

    She’s a pearl beyond price !

    We need not think twice..

    Every man “digs” this kind of a clam !”

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    jscarff57 Premium Member 6 months ago

    …when that Brazilian doesn’t go as planned…

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  6 months ago

    Air-dry or towel-dry? We’re keeping abreast of the debate.

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    Another Take  6 months ago

    So, born fully grown with a headful of hair but with none “down there”. I was ok with it all UP TO THAT REALIZATION!

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    Linguist  6 months ago

    Back in my college and university days, one of our favorite bar games was Botticelli. Our questions were always sneaky and creative … For those don’t know the game ….

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    Calvins Brother  6 months ago

    She’s already thinking of a boob job.

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    suñña  6 months ago

    Good to see she’s finally coming out of her shell.

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    KEA  6 months ago

    this one goes in the "That is Priceless " HOF

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    AndromedaMike  6 months ago

    Cronus castrated Uranus and threw his testicles into the sea. Out sprouted a naked Aphrodite riding a giant shell. Yet Aphrodite would become the daughter of Zeus, who was the grandson of Uranus. Go figure, crazy Greeks.

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    mabrndt Premium Member 6 months ago

    The Birth of Venus 

    has info and links that point to more info about this painting.


    Again, a larger strip image is shown by (⌘- or Ctrl-) clicking the image at 

    I have added a comment there (awaiting Mr. Melcher’s approval) pointing to the artist info I used to point to here. So far, 5 works, attributed to this artist, have been used here. 

    has the prior (the 26 hyperlinks in my comment there have been deactivated, and the line breaks removed, but perhaps the text remains informative).

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    Hey naked daughter of Zeus

    A libidinous lass on the loose

    Factor in Aphrodite

    it all gets so untidy

    and ever so ripe for abuse..

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    A girl and a God as a goose ?

    as absurd as a mouse and a moose !

    A babe and a bird ?

    it’s downright absurd..

    Try to make sense of that – what’s the use ?

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    A babe on the back of a bull,

    Who’s a god – (and a man in full !)

    A bull from the sea…

    Doesn’t sound right to me..

    O’er whose eyes are they pulling the wool ?

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    gcarlson  6 months ago

    “Let us worship Aphrodite

    Though she can be kind of flighty

    And she doesn’t wear a nighty -

    She’s good enough for me.”

    Parody of “Gimme That Old Time Religion,” quoted by Joseph Campbell on one of his mythology shows

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    d1234dick Premium Member 6 months ago

    clam daddy said.“i rather have a pearl” naked women are too hard to take care of.

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    rmremail  6 months ago

    Venus on a half-shell. She’s certainly no ninja turtle.

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    Blatherskite  6 months ago

    “I’m ready for my close-up, Mr. DeMilo…”

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    Running Buffalo Premium Member 6 months ago

    I said “NO CAPES”! I must take this off of you.

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