Naughty Letters to Ms. Mac

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Friday, December 22, 2006

Is It International Bitch On Wheels Day Today?

As I gingerly negotiated the icy footpaths with all the speed and grace of a retarded mollusc on my way to work this morning, I heard an elderly lady call out to a decrepit old guy across the street as he emerged from his house. She said "Faites attention à ne pas glisser !" (Be careful not to slip over!) He laughed and replied "Oui, c'est très rock 'n' roll ce matin, hein?"

Had I been in a more joyful and benevolent mood, full of my habitual milk of human kindness, I would have thought "Aah, how sweet to hear an old fossil using such a groovy expression... Old people can be surprisingly cool sometimes."

Alas, that kind thought failed to cross my mind. I sourly thought to myself "Stupid old fucker... I do believe the Simon & Garfunkel song 'Slip-Sliding Away' would be entirely more appropriate in these cirucumstances actually."

Would someone pass the happy pills?


  • At Fri Dec 22, 02:42:00 pm, Anonymous Iced Cream said…

    Thanks for visiting.
    Jarred back and covered in dog shit.

  • At Wed Jan 03, 11:03:00 am, Blogger lettuce said…


    of "I can't get up for falling down"!

    Hope you had a good Christmas and will have a great 2007.

  • At Thu Feb 01, 09:18:00 pm, Anonymous Nancy said…

    My husb sang slip slidding away all the way to work this morning. Including picking up a co-worker. It was a long ride ;-)

    (I'm just giving him a hard time! - it wasn't SO bad!)


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