Monday, 23 July 2007

Bikini-clad women mow lawns in Memphis

Oh yes, they do! This is, of course, a silly season news item I saw on Yahoo, but I find the title amusing. I'm going to keep an eye open for similar texts with a view to compiling a Virtually Useless Phrasebook for translation into Popular and Interesting Languages of the Earth. Here's one to set the standard: Man marries dog for luck, then dies. I chuckled for ages over that.

Just one more topical item to mention for now - Spy-squirrel menace strikes Iran. There's even a paste-up picture of a squirrel in Middle Eastern combat gear.

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