On the one hand, they should have given him a medal


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12 Responses

  1. Tod Kelly says:

    Not yet, anyway…Report

  2. Stillwater says:

    Depends. Did he point that pencil at any Officers of the Law?Report

  3. Glyph says:

    Early prevention is important. If you don’t learn not to yell stupid obscenities at perceived authority figures on a dare when you are a kid, sooner or later you are drunkenly yelling stupid obscenities at a TV crew outside a sporting event.Report

  4. Jaybird says:

    I admit, I try to make mine a little more urbane.

    I know I’ve told you all about the set up of “Do you prefer tapes or CDs?” (and then, when they say “CDs”, you can fire back with “you can see deez nuts!”) but, being married to a Master of Library Science, I have an embarrassment of setups to choose from:

    “Well, Mars corresponds to Ares, Venus to Aphrodite, Jupiter to Zeus, Saturn to Chronos, Neptune to Poseidon, and Pluto to, um…” stop and lick your lips here, as if you’re digging for it.

    Other fun setups:
    “We were arguing about the birthplace of Western Civ and the fertile crescent and the Tigris and the, um…”
    “Honey? What’s the name of that mountain range in Argentina where that plane crashed?”
    “We were talking about the guy who wrote The Bacchae and Orestes.”
    “The fool when talking to King Lear made the joke about the seven sisters…”

    All of these are solid gold. I encourage you to use them as well.Report

  5. Notme says:

    I wonder if the person he spoke to was female should he be considered to have sexualy harassed or assualted her?Report