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« Reply #2160 on: April 29, 2008, 01:35:19 PM »

devote themselves to somewhat arcane passtimes such as stool collections,
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« Reply #2161 on: April 29, 2008, 01:52:12 PM »

 


  aka steaming tamales -- burning burritos -- cheesy enchiladas --
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« Reply #2162 on: April 29, 2008, 04:03:15 PM »

explosive refried beans, churning chimichangas,
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« Reply #2163 on: April 29, 2008, 10:20:09 PM »

explosive refried beans, churning chimichangas,
In a word: turd.  To whit: shit.  I'll recap: crap.
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« Reply #2164 on: April 30, 2008, 08:32:11 AM »

   

    Uncomfortably, the guests quietly coughed and eyed one another strangely; no one had yet...
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« Reply #2165 on: April 30, 2008, 10:23:34 AM »

found a way to motivate the big automotive manufacturers to build efficient engines that would, as engineers had been demonstrating for the past several decades, be capable of getting 50 mpg or better even without a hybrid assist.  Thanks to the unholy alliance between Big Car and Big Oil, a whole nation was coughing and eyeing one another strangely, contemplating the choice between a full tank and a full stomach.  Perhaps, thought some, the hobby of stool collection might someday lead to a better world where....

   
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« Reply #2166 on: April 30, 2008, 10:43:07 AM »

  we might warm our hands with fireflies...
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« Reply #2167 on: April 30, 2008, 12:48:24 PM »

 ...and, as the Egyptians did for many years, burn mummified corpses for home heating and cooking....
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« Reply #2168 on: April 30, 2008, 01:09:34 PM »

  and, from the Romans?  Urine to purify...
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« Reply #2169 on: April 30, 2008, 03:17:05 PM »

their skin, saliva to purify their fundaments,
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« Reply #2170 on: May 02, 2008, 08:43:34 AM »

     
for no one is complete without some of each.



 And now the art of aqueducts, otherwise known as...
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« Reply #2171 on: May 02, 2008, 10:40:17 AM »

John Cleese, sitting behind a desk on a lawn, saying "And now for something completely different!"

Though I am really just an ordinary kind of dog, I have felt that my social position is a bit precarious, and have felt somehow anxious and awkward in my associations with other dogs.  However, this feeling of being a bit of an outsider has considerably aided my investigations into...

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« Reply #2172 on: May 02, 2008, 01:17:57 PM »

     

  the inner workings of a hydraulic society; otherwise known as the study of the ups and downs of...
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« Reply #2173 on: May 04, 2008, 02:25:25 PM »

stage shy dogs who struggle in the all-too-taken-for-granted public urination arenas. Mr P had tried all the usual techniques to overcome his inabilties to publicly pee and in the final throws of madness (he was a busy man, addicted to pee-inducing liquors and teas) came to The Kennel screaming obscenities at his previous therapist, who advising hypnosis and a mild form of regression, had him practise-peeing therapeutic affirmations on the thick bark of a leafy suburban neighbourhood oak, all the while   
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« Reply #2174 on: May 04, 2008, 05:28:21 PM »

distracting passersby by passing passable pastiches of prune pastry tart farts on the one end, and on the other...
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