josh blog

Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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4 Sep '06 05:34:25 AM

Bus driver to man with extremely large suitcase:

'I bet you've got your lunch in there!'

1 Sep '06 07:09:59 AM

I think the quotation marks devalue that one a little.

1 Sep '06 07:09:04 AM

'When we give ourselves up, every thing fails us.'

31 Aug '06 04:44:13 AM

With one speaker only working half-assed, like it has for years, Bun sounds a little meek.

22 Aug '06 12:14:02 PM

'Women have the only kind of power I ever wanted.'

22 Aug '06 09:47:53 AM

'Fuck, I'm wasting valuable time - I could be reading Julio Cortazar.'

22 Aug '06 06:44:36 AM

'kinda sour cause my favorite group ain't comin with it'

17 Aug '06 03:27:36 PM

Bravo, Jess: 'There's also some wooshy stuff in the background, as was the style at the time.'

15 Aug '06 09:52:51 AM

I imagine that I would be happy with only the hi-hat part on 'Shhh/Peaceful', but I'm content not to have to test my imagination.