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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12 Dec '02 05:20:26 PM

In a suitably morose, bedroom pop way.

12 Dec '02 05:20:04 PM

He would also be quite worldly.

12 Dec '02 05:19:49 PM

I can imagine Stephin Merritt becoming a bum.

12 Dec '02 05:18:49 PM

Oh, a very worldly bum, to be sure.

12 Dec '02 05:18:35 PM

Perhaps smoky drifter. Or bum.

12 Dec '02 05:17:59 PM

Or carnival midget, if you will.

12 Dec '02 05:17:46 PM

These songs tend not to be sung in a Cookie Monster voice.

12 Dec '02 05:17:21 PM

Several of his tunes make me feel quite light on my feet, in fact.

12 Dec '02 05:17:04 PM

Not, of course, that that's all he's good for.