Thursday, December 23, 2010

Quote of the day

Me: "Grandma's biscuits were stout. Not quite dwarven battle bread, but definitely nothing light or fluffy about them, one of those biscuits with some gravy over it was pretty much a meal. But oh so good."

Bryan: "Sounds like those biscuits will stick to your ribs, if they don’t break them."

-- Badtux the Amused Penguin


  1. Wow, there's a whole world of oddballdom behind that battle-bread link.

  2. It would be funnier if you'd read some of the Terry Pratchett novels starring Carrot, the human who thinks he's a dwarf and doesn't understand why his fellow cops don't like dwarf bread :). It's part of Pratchett's Diskworld series, which is utterly hilarious and entertaining -- and surprisingly deep, he uses humor in much the same way Mark Twain did many years before to point out foibles in our own society.

    - Badtux the Easily Amused Penguin

  3. Just to clarify, both Bryan and I are Pratchett fans and have read the particular novels that refer to dwarf bread and dwarven battle bread, thus a bit of inside joke here that we get but you may not :).

    - Badtux the Reader Penguin

  4. I wish I had it in me to read more whimsy. I'm too grimsy. Can't shake the feeling of "The whole world is fucking falling apart, so why am I spending my time reading something that's not factual and depressing?"


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