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« Reply #2220 on: May 30, 2008, 11:10:42 PM »

bein' ever so glad not to be, Oh Lord, stuck in Lodi again, but instead...
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« Reply #2221 on: May 31, 2008, 01:53:47 PM »

stopped and re-discovered a small gem
And thus began her journey of self-discovery, as she set out in her 1968 Dodge Dart convertible across the vast outback of Texas, with a turkey/swiss sandwich, a gallon of lemonade, a can of mixed nuts, some dried apricots, and a 12 ounce jar of hemmorhoid cream.



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« Reply #2222 on: June 01, 2008, 01:50:59 PM »

[if that journey is still going, then I guess the 12 ounce jar was a good buy!]

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« Reply #2223 on: June 03, 2008, 09:11:48 AM »

 

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« Reply #2224 on: June 03, 2008, 10:03:53 AM »

the dead Alsatian....

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« Reply #2225 on: June 03, 2008, 11:01:14 AM »

   

 Nonetheless we carried on.  I don't think any of us were prepared for what happened next.  "It's something more", Lorenzo pressed.  "It's not...
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« Reply #2226 on: June 03, 2008, 12:37:20 PM »

...oil!"

"But it could be a gel, couldn't it?" asked Alfonso, as he continued to towel off and then wring the odd-smelling purple goo into the slow-moving waters of the Tiber.

The two men looked up as the lozenge-shaped craft rose into the clouds.  "Maybe," said Lorenzo, "but why were they getting rid of it?"

"Could it be some form of spent fuel," wondered Alfonso to himself, as there was really no one else to wonder to -- Lorenzo was an engineering dunce, so there was no point in getting into it with him.

Aloud, he asked, "Do you have any moist towelettes?"

Lorenzo shook his great shaggy head sadly and....



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« Reply #2227 on: June 03, 2008, 02:07:15 PM »

 

moist as a chocolate mousse himself he had no clue as to a need for...
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« Reply #2228 on: June 04, 2008, 12:39:25 AM »

KY gelee on a piece of dissolving papier all too soon to be mache in the throes of "Say hey!" and laissez les bontemps rouler...

"Oh, I say!" said staid Said, Avez-vous cette que vous voulez?  J'espere que c'est vrai!

Meanwhile, Minneapolis Ole said (not to Lena) "Ole, Soledad!" but nosotros could tell it was not verdad.  Que lastima! and also "Oy, gevalt!" in the midst of such gestalt while dancing a false valse in a mood most macabre was none other than...
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« Reply #2229 on: June 04, 2008, 10:01:52 AM »

the UPS man bearing a large box that quivered and emitted faint cries.  Clearly, a signature would be required, and the only one who could provide it was
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« Reply #2230 on: June 04, 2008, 10:37:02 AM »

 

 someone literate, an X no longer acceptable since...
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« Reply #2231 on: June 04, 2008, 11:17:33 AM »

no child left behind closed doors ...no wait...an "ex" is acceptable except...
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« Reply #2232 on: June 04, 2008, 11:26:14 AM »




...when they show up in a large, quivering box emitting faint cries -- then one has...
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« Reply #2233 on: June 04, 2008, 09:30:11 PM »

a large, quivering box emiting faint cries.  And what are you going to do with that?
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« Reply #2234 on: June 05, 2008, 07:42:53 AM »

 

  "Well, that would all depend on the packaging now, wouldn't it?"  Harry Gropeslick was...
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