Absolutely coffee-spitting, and brilliant. "Two knuckles deep into the pulley of eternal insolvency" is worthy of Mark Twain, at least.
Is this a great country, or what?
*clap clap clap*
Now, if only it were merely humorous...
Unfortunately you are only too right (sigh).
man, Gerard. What's funny is we're dealing with a Google issue right now (since I'm in the webby biz) wherein google is cracking down on sites they think are 'not relevant' - basically giving you this really low rating so your ads don't show. Of course, this means that google doesn't get your money since you don't get clicks or views. Wah-wah-wah. Google + gun = hole in foot
>>was able to hold tightly to the spare change I discovered after taking the cushions off the sofa, in spite of the excruciating rectal pain I was beginning to experience now that Congress was back in session.
This is where I woke up wifey and kiddos laughing.
This is the post you moved from 'good writer' to National Treasure.
That was Menckenesque, and I don't mean that lightly:
If H.L. Mencken was the Bard of Baltimore, I christen thee: *Soothsayer of Seattle*.
Rise, Soothsayer of Seattle and be Recognized!
Drinks are on me at Owl and Thistle next time I'm in town!