Fashionable, but unable to tell fact from fiction (testing4l) wrote,
Fashionable, but unable to tell fact from fiction

Quotes from the weekend:

relsqui's dad: "People used to buy pyramids with shelves in them on the strength of the proposition that razor blades would sharpen themselves if they were left in there. Is this a great country or what?"

relsqui: "Someone posted on answerbag a question like 'Are western Europeans really taught to value money over human life?'
testing4l: "That depends. How much money?"

This one requires some explanation. paxsboy was talking to his girlfriend about the Shawshank Redemption. She made the observation that in the book, the races are reversed. Something along the lines of: "...but in the film, Red is white, and the other guy is...umm...played by Morgan Freeman." which sounds like a euphemism for "black"

So, we went to see Star Wars episode III and:

paxsboy: "...Samuel L. Jackson...who was played by Morgan Freeman"

Gobbledygook on my whiteboard which seems to be drawing everyone's attention more than the taped up copy of "The Story of Mel". I haven't yet deciphered it, though I think I have a fairly good idea of the character set.
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