Was Dr. Seuss in Belarus?

October 7, 2010


Blog Guy, I’m a young woman in my first year of college. I should be pulling all-nighters to study for my mid-terms, but I keep falling asleep.

FASHION-BELARUS/You need professional help staying awake, I suggest you go to Belarus. See a designer named Ludmila Labkova. She can tie your hair so tight it’s impossible to close your eyes.

Very tempting, but I frown on artificial aids.

You can’t frown at all, once Ludmila tightens your hair.

Is there any danger with this procedure?

It prevents blood from flowing to your lips, turning them black and paralyzing your jaw.

Fine, I have no oral mid-terms. Where can I find Ludmila?

In the capital, Minsk. She’ll be holding her minks, just back from the Sphinx.

In Minsk with her minks just returned from the Sphinx?

With a couple of very nice coats made from lynx, which she bought with a truckload of dollars from Brinks…

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A model presents a creation by Belarussian designer Ludmila Labkova during Belarus Fashion Week in Minsk October 6, 2010. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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A good point, Spin. And when a Canada Goose honks in the Bronx….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

If you are travelling from the wrong side of the pond, there is a danger, that you might sink..

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

When i see shoes and hunky males, they make my cheeks glow pink!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Once I get into limericks, it always drives me to the brink..

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Was this taken in the 1950s? Looks like something Loretta Young wore on TV. And with that scalp-tightening do, there will be know winks or blinks from this minx …

Posted by slick9 | Report as abusive

They painted her face with some sort of black inks
And rolled up her hair in two buns with some kinks
Overall I’d say that this look just stinks
But I’ll defer to Shra and whatever she thinks.


Posted by justK | Report as abusive

The model has spots on her face,
Does makeup help her from falling from grace?

there is nothing wrong in having a spot
however the attempt to blot
has ended in the model having a pout
and hitting the nearest commenter’s snout…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

The spots and the painted on eyebrows are…. disconcerting.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Thanks for the links to the pictures of the minx.

Posted by I_dont_know_1 | Report as abusive

Methinks after today’s hijinx I’ll need a few drinks, so I can get 40 winks, or I shall be going on the blinks.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Would you like a masseuse named Bruce?

No, Sam I Am, I do not want a masseuse named Bruce.

Would like a masseuse in a caboose?

No, Sam I Am, I do not want a masseuse named Bruce, I do not want a masseuse in a caboose.

Would you like a masseuse who can aduce?

You drive a hard bargain, Sam I Am, but yes, I’ll take a masseuse in a caboose who can aduce. But it has to be a she, and not one named “Bruce.”

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

If you connect all the zits / beauty marks / blemishes on her face the sign of Satan is revealed.

Posted by GoingLikeSixty | Report as abusive

I don’t know much about language, sixty, but I believe “beauty” should have marks like these around it.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

In the words of Larry the Cable Guy: Holy Moley!

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

Thanks, Slick. Loretta Young. Wow.

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