Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first…
Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s mild Victorian expletive is Lawkadaisy!
An obvious corruption of Lord have mercy!  Come on dear readers let’s try to slip this one into our conversations today.
‘Lawkadaisy! What’s that Trump man been saying now!…’

Excuses for being late. No. 413:
I’m sorry I’m late, but I accidentally joined Amazon Prime, and it took me ages to escape.

A single overheard remark:
‘Bill – he’s at ease in a medium bracket…’

An observation:
All the men in town today were walking along swinging their arms, but only from the elbows down, and all the women were either skipping or prancing…

Dave’s Advice to Artists:
The quality of the art you produce – is at its best – when it has no monetary value…
Well, that’s what I think anyway… I have to, it’s what keeps me going…

Yes, he tried jobs working at monster truck shows, but they didn’t last long – he was always quickly fired – he’s so big and broad, he made all the trucks look normal size when he stood next to them.

‘Poetry is really just a minor offshoot of show business for middle class people, it specialises in self-absorbed, self-centred, elitist, cute, anodyne, pretentious, vapid, simpering, bland, listless, pomposity!…’
Tony Mayonnaise. 2010.

What about a chunk of spam dear reader?
Here’s a nice piece, look at it glisten, just landed quivering in my comments box. It seems to be from someone with the unlikely name of Tennis-Mill:
of course like your website however you need to test the spelling of several of your posts. Many of them are rife with spelling problems and I find it very troublesome to tell the really nevertheless I will surely come back again. Nice composed report. It’s going to be treasured to anybody who utilises this, as well as people. You may be very vibrant human being. The best place other than them might probably most people obtain that variety of details in this appropriate way with words?
Well, my dear Tennis-Mill, thank you so much for your good advice! Yes, I do struggle with my spelling, and thank you for pointing it out so succinctly as you did now go. I am indeed vibrant, thanks for noticing! I’d put a smiley face here if I had any. Don’t hesitate to get in touch again soon – I need plenty more readers like what you are!

Yes, I’m thinking of changing my name to Ann Gree-Mobbs.

A single overheard remark:
‘Jean, James is just frustrated because he got a pullover…’

About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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1 Response to Just a few short, but pithy items…

  1. Sharon Mann says:

    God Morning Dave – I agree with the advice to artists…and thanks for the chuckles this morning.

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