Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Pithy fools

He heard a voice coming from behind him, and immediately swung around to see who it could be. Standing in back of him was a giant tortoise, but of course he didn't see this because it was standing in back of him. He turned around again when it made a noise, but it was still in back of him. This was all rather disconcerting, and he made a sudden movement-

and then silence.

26 comments:

sarabonne said...

Part of your new novel? Or sweater?

Altie said...

oh oh, pick me, pick me!!

he died.

e said...

whatever.

The Real Shliach said...

Sara: Sweater.

Altie: That would be boring.

e: True 'dat.

Cheerio said...

not only was the tortoise in back of him, he was on the back of the tortoise. and the tortoise was swimming through space....

Altie said...

and then silence.

so what does that signify to you? to me it means death, boring or not. who says death is exciting?

The Real Shliach said...

Cheerio: And then they decided it was time for another drink.

Altie: And I quote, "

Sha shtille.

(He would be smart and keep his mouth shut. I should take a lesson from him.)

"

Altie said...

:) you would be correct in saying that.

Though I do not see why I need to keep quiet here. I'm stating an opinion. Unless of course you run a dictatership here at your blog. Then I would have been banished a long time ago.

The Real Shliach said...

Read tonight's forthcoming post.

Altie said...

i cant read it yet if its forthcoming.

Altie said...

but i'll make sure to look out for it.

Altie said...

then i'll read it, and stare at the computer screen with a blank look on my face like i always do

Altie said...

then if i feel like it, i'll leave a stupid comment

Altie said...

then you'll insult my stupid comment, and tell me to do like TRS

Altie said...

then i'll get annoyed at u and leave another stupid comment

Altie said...

its a vicious cycle. oh where will it all end?

Altie said...

this is me being quit by the way. :) i'm good at it!!

The Real Shliach said...

Seventy eight points.

Altie said...

wait, I get 78 points?? really??

e said...

cheerio: I also thought of Great A'tuin, but I thought nobody would get it.

Altie: fascinating conversation with yourself going on there...

Cheerio said...

i was hoping someone would pick up on the Discworld reference :)

sarabonne said...

Aren't there elephants involved with that?

Cheerio said...

yes, four great ones. well, there is a fifth... ;)

Cheerio said...

yes, four great ones. well, there is a fifth... ;)

FSk said...

skip

The Real Shliach said...

skip what?