A dozen decent docents?

July 19, 2009

Blog Guy, I read your item about the Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop. Are you hiring qualified museum guides? What’s that fancy word for people who do that?

You’re thinking of “docent.” Yes, we can always use a decent docent.

If I work at the museum would I have to agree with you on everything?

Yes. I don’t tolerate docent dissent.

Does my own opinion interest you?

It doesen’t. You’re a docent.

Does that mean museum visitors can disrespect us?

No. We don’t allow dissing decent docents.

I can’t start right away. I have diarrhea and inflammation of my lower bowels.

Sounds like you’ve got a dose of docent dysentery.

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Above: Men take part in a zombie parade in Frankfurt, July 18, 2009. REUTERS/ Johannes Eisele

Left: Docent gives a tour of the flight deck to tourists on the aircraft carrier USS Midway in 2004 file photo. REUTERS/ Fred Greaves

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please stop.

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

I dassn’t….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

I don’t want to dis the dopey diarist, but you need to check spelling.

Posted by Tim | Report as abusive

Crazy post!

BTW, happy birthday to everybody who commented on this one today…

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Have not been on the look out for anything new andthought today I would find something new to enjoy.I had your Reuters a couple of years ago don’t knowwhat happened to it. Glad to have found you ..

*groan*Seriously. Groan.

Was passing by, just wanted to prove I’m a person (not a spam script)

Posted by Tim | Report as abusive

Robert, you have outdone yourself!!

Posted by M | Report as abusive

But … what about the donuts? Don’t docents deserve day-old donuts? Daily, even!

Posted by Beth | Report as abusive

You’re right, Beth. It’s the yeast we can do for them.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Today’s story was brought to you by the letter “D”.The late Jim Henson thanks you.

Posted by MikeVa | Report as abusive