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Quick, I’m gonna sneeze, Muammar!

May 27, 2009

Blog Guy, what can you tell us about yesterday’s meeting between Ukraine’s prime minister and Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi?

It was a fiasco. It seems his people asked her people what topics she would like to cover, and they said she ”always discussed issues.” Now, say that out loud, and it sounds just like TISSUES. Go ahead, try it.

So as you can see here, a perplexed Gaddafi got the most ornate tissue box he could find, and…

“Care for a Kleenex, Madam Prime Minister.”

“Er, yes, thank you, Mr. Gaddafi I see you like the large white variety.”

“Oh yes, I don’t like the pastel-colored ones with lotion in them very much.”

“Very nice. These come out of the box easily, one at a time. May I take some more in case I need to blow my nose later?”

“But of course. Take four if you’d like. Now perhaps we should turn our attention to toilet tissue?”

And so it went, for hours. Then Gaddafi gave her a ceremonial nine-pack of Bounty, and she headed back home to Kiev…

Blog Guy, you’re spinning this whole insane story just because you have photos of Gaddafi with a fricking Kleenex box!

No! That’s a tissue of lies!

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Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi talks to Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in Tripoli May 26, 2009. REUTERS/Ismail Zetouni

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Yeah, this blog does seem a little blown out of proportion…

 

Mr Bob!

For some reason, the No Smoking In Chinese Hospitals comments were closed, I shall strive to comment on that one, here.

We all know about how Chinese prisoners gleefully give up all parts of their bodies for transplants, right?

Now, there is a certain bit of extra care for the quality of the transpant parts.

Get caught smoking in a hospital, and you would be only steps from an operating room!

Fresh limbs for sale! Get your fresh limbs (or organs) straight from the OR! See? They still have that 98.6 degree body temperature, still maintained by taking it off as we prep you for the transplant!

No ice crystals, guaranteed!

How much more sweet can it be?

And as to this article?

Who’s tent was Muammar filmed in, since he doesn’t seem to be want to be part of an American Missile Party, any more?

See? I DO have a memory! Sometimes!

And a way to stroll around blocked answers!

And in case we get into trouble for this, just remember…

My dog did it!

Arooooo!

Posted by tim | Report as abusive
 

Tim, that was a glitch. Comments for the smoking one have been reopened now.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

Mr Bob,

That’s all right. I really can’t make my dog type when I want him to, you know.

It is when the spirit moves him!

And seeing as he is 19 years old…this is not that often.

Unless I eat a large steak, right above my keyboard, letting the remainders drop onto my keyboard. Then he is very happy to be tonguing a message to you.

Posted by tim | Report as abusive
 

The key question here is whether the Ukranian Prime Minister has any trouble at all with her hairstyle when she sneezes violently!

Doing her hair should have been included in the list of yucky/tough/disreputable professions, don’t you think?

Posted by M | Report as abusive
 

Yeah. Those pastel ones with lotion really are yucky!

Posted by Mary Stoll | Report as abusive
 

Oh sure, Mary;, you always agree with Gaddafi!

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

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