You've got to say this much for the Windies, they don't just lose, they lose impressively. I'm trying to let it slide, to be philosophical. Heck I'd have been delusional to have expect them to harken back to the glory days of Lloyd and Richards, what with the injuries, re-building and all of that. Logie is stoic. Lara is sorry. Again. (Getting tired, that.) But, but, but... Hell. No, I'm hopping mad. Give a girl a break, all out for 47 is hard to swallow. Just how long is this re-building supposed to take? What are we erecting here, the freaking Taj Mahal?
And then there is the little matter of the party scandal. You heard me! While Windies'
Quite right, and that goes triple for me. Enough with the understanding and excuses. Time to give these slackers some tough love. And if all else fails there's always obeah.
"Dis is de fif’ time, Ness – de fif’ time – in recent years dat de West Indies get massacrete in a Tes’ match or a One-Day international wid Lotto scores – 54 twice, 61, 51 an’ now 47. Duh bes’ do like some politicians when elections near an’ fin’ a good obeah-man to help dem, wuh yuh seh?"Good luck with the translation.
PS: The Second Test starts tomorrow in Trinidad. Can't wait to see what exotic manner of humiliation they're planning for us. Which puts me in the mind of HOW TO DO THINGS WITH FOUR-LETTER WORDS - A study of the semantics of swearing in Australia by Angus Kidman.
SOMEBODY'S GONNA FRY FOR THIS ONE
Somehow I've got a feeling that alot of people don't get this joke. Behold, "Jesus Dress Up"!
But after seeing the Jesus sports action figurines, Jesus Dress Up doesn't seem nearly as bad as it ought to.
- Oy vé! Afghan soldier jailed over donkey tryst. Remember, Girls=Money?
- Canada Customs makes jailbird out of patriotic parrot. To hear Togo whistle The Star Spangled Banner, or try to anyway, go HERE.
- Just got the sack? Not to worry, you just might win the lottery.
"A WEEK after being laid off, Tim Rivers has joined the millionaires club, trading in a winning US lottery ticket for $US49 million ($66.63 million)."
- Winnipeg mom pissed over pajama wearing daughter getting tossed out of class.
- Hit and run driver; elderly, blind and deaf.
I've been driving since 1950 and I've never had any problems. I am registered as deaf and blind, but can still see a bit out of one eye, and I know the route so well to the bank that I don't usually have any problems. And I can hear fine - if people shout at least."
And in an attempt to salvage whatever class this blog has left, Japanese art from the Edo Period: