Saturday, January 19, 2008
Friday, January 18, 2008
Pregnant women, the elderly and children under 10 should avoid prolonged exposure to Happy Fun Ball.
Caution: Happy Fun Ball may suddenly accelerate to dangerous speeds.
Happy Fun Ball contains a liquid core, which, if exposed due to rupture, should not be touched, inhaled, or looked at.
Do not use Happy Fun Ball on concrete.
Discontinue use of Happy Fun Ball if any of the following occurs: Itching, Vertigo, Dizziness, Tingling in extremities, Loss of balance or coordination, Slurred speech,Temporary Blindness,
Profuse sweating, Heart Palpitations.
If Happy Fun Ball begins to smoke, get away immediately. Seek shelter and cover head.
Happy Fun Ball may stick to certain types of skin.
When not in use, Happy Fun Ball should be returned to its special container and kept under refrigeration... Failure to do so relieves the makers of Happy Fun Ball, Wacky Products Incorporated, and its parent company Global Chemical Unlimited, of any and all liability.
If Happy Fun Ball should become soiled, wipe gently with a soft cloth moistened with sulfuric acid.
Ingredients of Happy Fun Ball include an unknown glowing substance which fell to Earth, presumably from outer space.
Happy Fun Ball has been shipped to our troops in Saudi Arabia and is also being dropped by our warplanes on Iraq.
Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.
Happy Fun Ball comes with a lifetime guarantee.
Happy Fun Ball. ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTES!
(ogu) Forms: 7 haugou, hau-gou, hau-, hautgoust, haut-goust, haut goust, hault-gust, haut-gust, haugout, (hought-goust), 7-8 hautgout, 8 haugust, 7- haut-gout, 9 hautgoût. See also HOGO. [F.; lit. ‘high flavour’, ‘anything that excites the appetite, and is put into sauces, such as pepper, lemon, musk, verjuice, etc.’ (Littré), as in sense 1; f. haut high + goût (formerly goust) taste, savour, flavour. (The 17-18th c. spellings, show that the pronunciation was sometimes anglicized (
b. fig. ‘Flavour’, ‘spice’. [So in French.]
2. In later use: A ‘high’ or slightly putrescent flavour; a taint.
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
I am, of course, the ball-licking terrier and not the manly bulldog.
And in honour of his position as chief civility officer of the Algonquin Round Table, I humbly suggest this totem for honshui:
Turns out I have it all wrong. Here is the proper avatar for the delightfully sarcastic honshui, as it best represents his rapier wit and unique civility:
Now that really classes up the joint.