Random Top 5: Favorite Cars Pre-1970
This one’s for OogleBoogleOogle, just to show I don’t hate all cars before 1970, only that the cars I do like of that era may be a tad offbeat: 5. Daihatsu Midget Produced from 1957 to 1972 (and then revived for a brief 6 years in 1996), Daihatsu’s single-seat utilitarian mini-truck design was incredibly popular in most of the non-english-speaking world. Similar vehicles had...
Random Top Five: Favorite Cars 2000 to 2010
5. Eliica Eight-wheeled, gull-winged, electric luxury car. Pardon the cliche-cum-cop-out, but does anything more really need to be said? Say it with me: Eight-wheeled, gull-winged, electric luxury car. 4. Morgan Aero 8 Richard Hammond really put it best when this car was featured on Top Gear: it’s like the past tried to imagine the future, got all the ideas right, but missed the mark...
For oogleboogleoogle, with apologies (I shouldn't...
Mother: Hello, police? You have to help me!
Police: What seems to be the problem, ma'am?
Mother: It's my daughter, she's totally out of control.
Police: Has she run away?
Mother: No, she's here in the house with me!
Police: Is she wielding any sort of weapon, threatening to use it on others or herself?
Mother: No, nothing like that, but you have to come over and help me get her out of here right now!
Police: ... Um, pardon me, ma'am, but could you tell me what exactly it is that she's doing?
Mother: She's cleaning the house!
Police: ... Cleaning.
Mother: Yes, she's getting rid of old food in our pantry that's gone expired. She's thrown all these broken an dusty knick-knacks into a trash bag--
Police: Ma'am, I'm sorry to cut you off, but that's not really an emergency.
Mother: Well... wh-what should I do?
Police: About your daughter cleaning your house for you? Have you thanked her?
Mother: Thank... thank her?
Police: Yes, just like that, only with "you" instead of "her" of course, since you'll be saying it to her. Have a nice evening, ma'am.
Police: Thank you for calling (hangs up).
Fun with My Roommate
RM: I think I know what I want to commission your friend for.
ME: What commission and which friend?
RM: The one who played WoW.
ME: Kaku (a long time ago, and shares my hatred of it).
RM: Yeah, I'd want her to draw mine and [boyfriend's] WoW elves.
ME: Except Kaku doesn't do fan art.
RM: So? She can make them generic elves, just give them smaller ears.
RM: Ohh... Okay. Does she do Star Wars art? ... Oh, wait...
ME: That would still be fan art, honey. It's kind of a broad category.