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April 01, 2014


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I particularly dislike passionate gurus and mavens. They're in love their topic, but above all, they're in love with themselves. Bring back the truckers!

That's a big 10-4, Golden Flash.

Allow me to thank you for injecting the phrase "hardening the nipples of his intellect" into my day, David. Splendid. Truly splendid.

It's lines like that that I hate to write for free, Rueben.

A lesser wordsman would have been distracted by the rhyming potential of "intellect" and "erect" - but not so The Murr.

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