I know the lolcats are old hat by now, but they still crack me up. And every once in a while, there's a "Yup! Right on!" like this one - if you ever come to my house and wonder why I keep the toilet paper on the window sill and the paper towels on top of the fridge, this is why.
My coworker Andy and I go to the gym together, and I talked him into joining the "Core Strength" class, where we do lots of crunches and plank positions and other fine midriff torture measures. We just compared abs, and agreed that we're both a long ways from a six-pack: we're in the pony keg category.
Drove back home last night after the NaNoWriMo write-in in Mountain View, and passed the IHOP whose neon sign you can see from 280. Only - it wasn't all illuminated, and the red letters in the night said: INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF
I may start calling it the International House of Darkness, or the International House of Nothingness.
Oh good. My over due inheritance funds have been released:
RELEASE OF YOUR OVER DUE INHERITANCE FUNDS.
THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU THAT YOUR OVER DUE INHERITANCE FUNDS HAS BEEN GAZETTE TO BE RELEASED, VIA KEY TELEX TRANSFER (KTT) -DIRECT WIRE TRANSFER TO YOU THROUGH ANY OF OUR CORRESPONDENT BANK NOMINATED BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE FOR FOREIGN OVER DUE FUND TRANSFER. MEANWHILE, A WOMAN CAME TO MY OFFICE FEW DAYS AGO WITH A LETTER, CLAIMING TO BE YOUR TRUE REPRESENTATIVE.
HERE ARE HER INFORMATION FOR YOU TO CONFIRM TO THIS OFFICE IF THIS WOMAN IS TRULY FROM YOU OR NOT AS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING INTO THE WRONG ACCOUNT.
And so forth ... Thank you, DR. CHARLES WALTER, DIRECTOR FOREIGN PAYMENT OFFICE, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN).
WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THE DELAY IN TRANSFERRING OF THIS FUND MUST HAVE CAUSE YOU THOUGH IT WAS DUE TO OUR BUSY SCHEDULE IN PAYING OTHER BENEFICIARIES WHOM THEIR FILES HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED FOR PAYMENT.
That's alright; I understand. It must be tough, your busy schedule paying other beneficiaries.
I shall soon send you the information you request from me: 1. YOUR NAME: 2. YOUR FULL ADDRESS: 3. YOUR TELEPHONE/ FAX: 4. AGE: 5. SEX: 6. YOUR OCCUPATION