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September 24, 2010

NEPAL/

Blog Guy, you’re something of a wordsmith, right?

Well, I do know my way around a phone book or whatever you call those thick things.

NEPAL/ I heard a colorful expression yesterday and I can’t seem to find out what it means. It was, “As lucky as a short cat in Kathmandu.”

Hmmmm. I can only guess at that one, because, you know, I don’t do actual research.

But it seems to me if you were at a beauty pageant in Nepal, and you were really, really short, under the right circumstances you could see all the way to Everest. So to speak.

All the way to Everest? Blog Guy, would you let your readers’ comments use such innuendo?

Such what?

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Khagendra Thapa, who is expected to be the world’s shortest man next month when he turns 18, stands with Miss Nepal beauty pageant winners during a news conference in Kathmandu September 24, 2010. The Nepal Tourism Board has nominated Thapa and Miss Nepal beauty pageant winners as goodwill ambassadors to promote tourism in Nepal. Thapa will carry the message: “Shortest man in the world from the highest mountain in the world invites you to visit Nepal. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

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Methinks looking to mount Everest may be a little overly ambitious here. He’ll need a sherpa just to get to first base camp.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

That guy’s expression,in the last pic,is priceless.. LOL!!!
And I like the black shoes…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Doc, I sure hope sherpa isn’t something dirty. I’m going to have to trust you on this one.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Hey now…it’s a Mini-Pimp.

He takes a smaller cut.

He’s a little short-tempered though….

Posted by justK | Report as abusive
 

HA HA HA yeah little dude you go for yours! Those are some niiice legs! :D

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Thapa sees England, Thapa sees France, Thapa can see Miss Nepal’s … no! Must think of Mr. Spam Filter.

I have it on good authority that Thapa is the only person to have sucessfully flown Basler Air twice.
Of course, when he started out he was over six feet tall.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive
 

Literally laughing out loud at this one,and the comments. That is one happy short dude.

C’mon BG, you know the Sherpas – they’re those funny wrinkly dogs from China – oh wait. Maybe not.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive
 

Thanks, Dave. I do indeed know what Sherpas are. I was just hoping somebody would come forward with a serious explanation, so we could see some taser action from Shra.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Woman in black shoes is wearing an ankle bracelet. And we all know what that means…

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

Mr. B that is low. Are the comments not funny enough for you that you have to try and trick people into getting tased.

Posted by ijnewtonmm | Report as abusive
 

when you put it that way, it sounds so tawdry.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Sorry, that came out harsher than I meant, just really scared of being tased.

Posted by ijnewtonmm | Report as abusive
 

Thapa sherpas a silly grin. Think how you would feel if you woke up and saw him looking inuendo!

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive
 

looking innuendo. brilliant, onedoor!

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Lol!!! On this post, taser action is suspended… just this post though!
And simply because I just lough that guy’s expression in the last pic.. :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

In the last pic, he has the whimsical look of a man eyeing a Lamborghini and thinking “Way too high for me!” Me? I once had a 1969 Dodge Dart!

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

more legs, more hungry looks, its the weekend! :D

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