Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Blog Guy, I see Sarah Palin, the possible future former potential presidential candidate, spoke at a Tea Party gathering over the weekend. I’m not sure I get the whole Tea Party thing. Wasn’t the 1773 Boston Tea Party a protest against being taxed by people we didn’t elect, and don’t Americans now get to elect their lawmakers?
Ah, I hear you. So you’re a convicted felon, huh?
No, just a law-abiding second-class citizen in Washington, DC, taxed by legislators I didn’t get to vote for.
Good luck with that. Anyway, why do they call themselves the Tea Party. Can you explain it?
Blog Guy, so we’ve established that you lost some weight recently. I found your health tips helpful, but could you be more specific about what you ate?
So you went on an all-meat diet?
Blog Guy, I know you’re busy designing the next generation Basler BT-70 aircraft, but I may want to buy a plane before you have a chance to test your new model.
Never mind. Anyway, the current Basler BT-67 seems very cool and just what I need, but I saw the list of options and I have a few questions.
Well, it’s time to look at the blog traffic statistics for July, and never has there been a clearer pattern.
Of the 10 most-read items, SEVEN were about the Duchess of Cambridge and her six-month visit to every city, town and hamlet in Canada.
Blog Guy, I am really pumped about the Civil War 150th anniversary stuff coming up. Aren’t you?
You bet. I went to the Manassas reenactment over the weekend, and loved it! What I saw was First Manassas, as opposed to Second Manassas, which happened a year later.
Blog Guy, what’s the latest “in” pet for celebrities to have? Are they still carrying those tiny dogs in their purses?
Hey Doctor, it’s me! Earl! I’m calling from out here on the railway line where you sent me. Are you positive this will make me better?
You say the electrical energy from the rails will cure me, but how do I get it from the train into me?
Okay Lamar, your memo said you’ve come up with a totally new fashion concept in women’s apparel. I’m very excited, so show me what you’ve got.
It’s lingerie that you can read, Boss. So if you get bored with your partner, you can at least read what she’s wearing for entertainment.
Needless to say, we’re very excited about the big unveiling, Lamar. We hired you to design military uniforms for our newly independent country because of your reputation.
No, as the very cheapest. So let’s see what you’ve come up with.
Wow! I LOVE it! Braid, epaulets, sashes, brass buckles, kilts, spats, doodads, frippery, geegaws…