dennis scharnberg

read it aloud

He called himself Miles Mander, but his real name was Nolan Babuska. Close friends called him Moose Babuska. Or some people later claimed to have called him that.

Clive Ennis, The Case of the Broken Handle.

baring bores bears

“And what, you may ask, is science? It is stuff done by people who hold science degrees!”

Diana Moone, Living Well.

turnips and such

“Well, Sir Anthony won few friends with his notion that modernist painting was a sort of tantrum. About not having anything worth doing.

Trent Bendix, Patricia Knows Best.

darn the windsock

“I thought that Godfrey wanted to create a parody of aphorisms,” replied Mr. Sothern.

Thaddeus Crewes, Crowded Evil World.

colorful gelatin desserts

“Lies abound, my dear fellow. Still, the hardest thing to do is to convince someone that he has been lied to.”

Will Bestwyck, Letters From Mr. Palindrome.

gingham versus calico

altar ego

Andrew Tertullian, Pandora’s Ponderous Puns.

accumulated unknown stains

Theory is therapy.

Godfrey Tooke, Collected Aphorisms.