Sunday, February 20, 2011

What I learned on Facebook the weekend of 2/19/11!!

 (Facebook.   You gotta love the banter.)

All quotes were copied and pasted from Facebook exactly as they were written.

Kelly Z. had Edward Abbey over for dinner, but I wasn’t invited.  Besides, I thought that guy died a couple of decades ago along with the rest of the Monkey Wrench gang.  Bon appétit.

Patricia H. told everyone “Good night…..xoxo”.  

I love getting kisses from strangers, as long as the tests don’t come back positive.

The Toronto Raptors reports that “DeMar DeRozan put down two impressive dunks in the 2011 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday, but it wasn't enough to the finals, where Blake Griffin took the crown.”  
I had been wondering about this event for months, wrote it in my appointment book, but then forgot to watch it.  Nice reporting Raptors.
Sherry C. R. told us that “Marie Antoinette was beheaded for less….” in response to a political outrage by another FB poster.  That poor French girl’s head has been used in this way for 200 years.  I suggest we let the poor thing rest in peace and not use her “la tête” for a while.

Darcie G. warns her friends “who so kindly insist on setting me up with their dear friends: I will make it easy. Think Denzel Washington, Luis Miguel, Adam Rodriguez and Mof Def all wrapped into one. Ready, set go ... ; )”  
I had to google Mof Def to find out who he is.  But then I learned that Darcie G. misspelled his first name.  It is Mos Def, but I still didn’t know who he was.  Here is the scoop:  Darcie G., you will not get fixed up with a cool guy if you can’t remember his first name.  Guys are funny that way.
“DO NOT COPY or download to your computer without prior written permission from Jack R. B.”  
This guy had a nice photo of a male Hooded Merganser, but I can’t show it to you, due to his warning.
David A. warns Sean:  “Sean, look at what the GOP House is passing. This is what they'll do if they win the Presidency and Senate. These aren't cosmetic differences. They're the difference between neoliberal (admittedly bad) and batshit insane.”  
Now, I’ve been a mammalogist for about 40 years, but I knew nothing about bat shit making you insane.  Exactly how does that work?
Mark L. asks “Anyone remember what this green stuff underneath the snow is called?” 
Mark L., you must be a student who never sees any money, but you were lucky enough to find a $20 bill.  Way to go buddy.
The Ottawa Senators tells us: “Just a reminder to bring a pack of diapers to tonight's game against the Bruins & win great prizes! Check out this amazing cause by learning more at:”  
Are you kidding me?  I quit carrying diapers around more than 25 years ago, and I’m not starting up again now.  This is why I never attend hockey games.  They are as insane as batshit.
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  1. Man, you are too cool for words at times! LOL

  2. Mike: that would be "kewl", you meant to say.

  3. Pretty funny you must have about a million friends to be able to see all these jewels.

  4. Anonymous: I haven't even scratched the surface.

  5. It was actually just a $5 bill that I found, and I was really excited about it until you assumed it was $20.

    Oh to be so lucky....

  6. Ha! I'm still struggling to find the value in a lot of the social media - but every now and then there's a gem. The problem is digging through all the other junk.