This That week, Pensitivity101 wanted to know who could have written these 5 books or sung these 5 songs?
- From Here to Eternity.
It’s a publication found in any government bureaucratic service (Hah!) department, like the DMV. By the time you read your way completely through it, you might be able to see the front of the line.
2. The Glass Mountain.
The scullery maid in Downton Abbey, always busy polishing the silver – knives, forks, spoons, serving trays, teapots, candlesticks – it’s a never-ending job.
4. Little Women.
It is a communally-written biography by all 17 Kardashian mother and daughters. It is regarded as high satire – by everyone except them.
An embarrassment of riches
Too much of a good thing
“O, wad some Power the giftie gie us
To see oursels as ithers see us!
It wad frae monie a blunder free us,
An’ foolish notion.”
- Pride and Prejudice.
Donald Trump, with a preface from Vladimir Putin
- I want it all
7. Bat out of Hell
The local idiot who just got caught by the police, doing three times the speed limit, coming into the city. Police claim that he was doing 200 Kmh in a 50 Kmh zone. His defense was that he was only doing 150. His car was impounded for 14 days. He summarily lost his driving license for 30 days. His court case may cost him $1000s in fines, and a further year’s suspension. Aside from risking his life, and everyone else on the roads, he lends unwelcome justification to the Go Slow – Be Safe, do-gooder crowd.
They’ve already profaned innumerable city streets with speed bumps, chicanes, plastic Slow Down stakes in the middle of already narrow residential roads, rows of them stealing car lanes for bicyclists, rarer than blue moons. They want to reduce the city speed limit from 50 Kmh to 40, the limit in school zones from 40 Kmh to 30, and now there’s a vocal group campaigning for, “Twenty Is Plenty.” This will be the reason I’m late for my own funeral.
8. Space Oddity
The guy who started building his own house by erecting this frame.
That would be me, loudly and (not so) proudly, any given day that I’m blogging. The Luddite support group called up to revoke my membership. If it’s anything more complex than putting one word behind another, or sticking a picture in a post to demonstrate what my prose leaves murky, I am thankful that the wife took advantage of a government program to learn seven different computer programs. She can make this PC sit up and beg for RAM.
10. For Your Eyes Only.
That shining scullery maid above, lied. She does have a bit of free time, and she often spends it with the studly stable-boy. She’s been known to drop her pinafore and let him curry her withers a bit. Not wanting to be thought, “loose,” she assures him that the nicely rounded view is, For Your Eyes Only. A new Papal decree says that priests and nuns can neck a little, they just can’t get into the habit.