Run! It’s Señor Zorro the Pig!

May 25, 2009

Hang on just a dad-gum minute there, Blog Guy!

What’s wrong, stranger who talks just like Jed Clampett?

You had a purty good sign of the Apocalypse a couple days back, but I reckon you overlooked a better one. I saw some Reuters photos of…

Yes, yes, I know. I’ve had nightmares. You mean the dressed-up pigs?

Durn tootin’ I do!

Yeah, they dress pigs up like humans at this festival in the Philippines. I saw Zorro, a bride and groom, some boxers, then I passed out.

So you missed the piggy weddin’ song, “Days of Swine and Roses?”

Sigh. I’m getting up a petition objecting to this event. Want to sign?

Shore, but how do you send a big petition all the way to the Philippines?

I just use a Manila envelope.

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Above: A roasted pig dressed like Zorro is on a wooden horse during an annual Lechon (roasted pig) festival in Manila, May 17, 2009.

Left: A man fixes a wig of a roasted pig dressed as a bride and groom during Lechon festival.

REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

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The fact that the number of readers of this blog is blobbing does not justify thinking we are pig-headed enough to pun us half to death. That is really busting our chops just a bit too much, Robert. I think it’s a swine thing to do, and I expect you to focus a bit more on the pork-barrel in the future!

Sorry, it was too meaty a subject to resist punning!

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She’ll look beautiful trotting down the aisle.

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