Look at the scythe of that knife!

July 8, 2011

Honey, I’m goin’ shoppin’ downtown. You want anything?

I sure do, Earl. We need skim milk, tuna fish, Hostess Ding Dongs, and darn, there was something else…

Oh yeah, daggers! We’ve got some birthdays coming up and daggers make great gifts.

Sure thing, sweetie. Who has the best daggers? Mac the Knife?

Are you nuts? That highway robber? No, I go to Blades R Us, over on 28th Street! That guy chews a lot of qat, so he’ll take whatever you offer him.

Okie dokie, honey!

Oh and Earl, can you pick up a big machete for my hairdresser?

No, I can’t carry that much, sweetie, I was gonna walk on my hands.

Ah, that sounds about right, Earl. It’s a real nice day for it, too.

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Top: A vendor sells daggers on a street in the old city of Sanaa July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Left: A vendor sells daggers at a shop in the old city of Sanaa June 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Lower left: An anti-government protester walks on his hands during a protest to demand the ouster of Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the southern city of Taiz, May 10, 2011. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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BG, is that last picture intended to be a Friday Mr. Fab Abs for your female readers?

and let’s not revisit that qat thing…ewwwwwwww

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Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

Daggers and Ding Dongs?!?
Where the heck are the donuts?
Extra sprinkles please!

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Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

Hey! You’re upside-down!
And dancing on the ceiling
Oh, what a feeling

Posted by zillinator | Report as abusive

And he dabbles in replica WWF championship belts.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Daggers Daggers on shop’s wall
who’s the nastiest of ‘em all?

How do I know mr, I’m a dagger not a blogger :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Skim milk, tuna fish, Hostess Ding Dongs? Where’re ya’ll from anyways? Hereabouts it’s Nabs, Beanie-weenies, Moonpies and Mountain Dew…with “pig-stickers” for the mouth breather who has everything….

Posted by Moonshine | Report as abusive

If a man is walking on his hands, and he has a girlfriend, do they walk hand and foot?

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

It could be, jclimacus, it could be.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Wait, there are people out there who think that sharp implements DON’T make great gifts? Weird.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Now wait just a minute. How is his walking on his hands gonna help the revolution. He is just being daft.
Or maybe he lost something and is looking for it. Yeah, that sounds like a plausible explaination to moi.

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Bravo skeres….also, what happens to hoof-n-mouth when someone walks on their hands.

I’ve walked on my hands for the sheer joy of it (until that painful rush in my head fought for space with the voices), on a dare, but NEVER as a protest vehicle since it just makes it easier for police to just push your feet to knock you down.

just sayin’

Posted by warpeddove | Report as abusive