Yes, I’m a bikini major, minoring in poise

August 9, 2007

Blog guy, I’ve been reading your advice about things such as belly dancing, contortionism, snake handling, voluntary mutilation and other respected careers, and I’m wondering if you could suggest some areas of study that I might not have considered?

Have you thought about the field of competitive beauty pageantry? We have some photos from a “school” in Bolivia that prepares young women for a long and rewarding career of tiara-wearing. If you can smile for no reason whatsoever, and your name ends in an “i” even though it probably shouldn’t – Bambi, Brandi, Randi, Candi, etc. – you may have royal potential. Think about it.

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Models receive instruction in etiquette from a teacher at Producciones Gloria beauty school in Santa Cruz August 8, 2007. Producciones Gloria is Bolivia’s leading school for beauty contestants and models, and prepares girls from Paraguay as well. REUTERS/David Mercado

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Ridiculous. These models will never eat enough to need to know how to use a knife and fork.

Do they happen to need someone to run their computer training department?

How about their “I am painfully aware that I haven’t got a chance in Hell but I’ll still ask the question” department?

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Sure, lady. Let us see just the shoulder in the tilted mirror.

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Donde Estas Las Comidas was never one of my favorite Novelas.

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Is this followed by a practical exam or multiple choice?

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The meal plan at this University leaves much to be desired.

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The Empress’s New Feast.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

“I’m too sexy for this for this fork, too sexy for this fork, too sexy for pork.”

Posted by Lady Weasel | Report as abusive

I think I’m having a Pavlovian reaction AND salivating.

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