dennis scharnberg

in a box

Hosanna: must be sung; cannot be defined.

Nathaniel Bumppo, The Final Word.

hill and dale

The citizen longs for rubbish.

Godfrey Tooke, Collected Aphorisms.

pong! ping! pow!

Our situation is dire.

Godfrey Tooke, Collected Aphorisms.

making no headway

He went on and on about what he confidently referred to as the “rule of things.” Or, sometimes, it was the “tyranny of things.”

Brendan Sander, Speaking in Wonders.

Aphrodite bribery snafu

Amanda has been known to resort to fisticuffs concerning the subject of cheese.

Park V. Kessler, Nearly Happy.

the news industry

“She’s either an actor or a model, Harry. And, believe me, there is no verifiable difference.”

Chase Tipton, Enjoying Prison Pizza.

shindig or hullabaloo

“No, I try to minimize that. Look, if you have a bunch of cabinet cards and you look them over frequently, those photographs are certainly going to haunt you. Night and day.”

Park V. Kessler, Nearly Happy.

creating enterprise value

Why keep something when you can destroy it instead?

Godfrey Tooke, Collected Aphorisms.

forty to go

“I’m sophisticated. Therefore, listen to my voice.”

Park V. Kessler, Nearly Happy.

unidentified crawling object

“Yes, but what do I mean, Priscilla? Surely, only the philosophers could figure that out.”

Park V. Kessler, Nearly Happy.