28 Feb 2010
Ma Kettle In Fine Fettle
Or: A Short Forgettable Interlewd
Or: Temptress At Tea Besot
Or: The Hardy Boys & Girls Play Drink-Up
"Too Cozy For Comfort"
Pa Kettle descants in a drowsy drone
The dozy bint is short and drunk on stout
The old wife feels alone: a nosy* crone
But "wearing pants," she pours the floozy out
- Samuel Hardy Mishmash
Hat tips to Mae West, W.C. Fields and...
Wood, You Like To Be My Neighbour?
Or: Pulling His Strings & Extemporaneous Things
Or: That Chip-Off-The-Old-Block Is Stark-Shaving Mad
* So is it "nosy" or "nosey"? Is sending a true love, whose nose can do no wrong and lasts forever, a nosegay, "gay"? Marie of Rule Mania take me if I give a rat's ass. Though I hate to wax polypragmonic myself, that busybody Nosey Parker was starkers.
- Dorothy Parker
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Nosey knows...
No doubt Mr. Fitzgerald was "underhelmed" (ht. the same) by the mystery of which of the "Hard-On" boys, on account of having a "big fireman's hat," tore a Trojan.
28 Feb 2010
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