Oh, and what the heck, let’s have a little Rodgers and Hart as long as we’re here…
I don’t think I’ve ever thought about this before now, but…
I’m pretty sure I haven’t heard people referring to the emergency phone number as 9-11 since, you know, 9/11: always 9-1-1 now.
Why would a photo of Lassie attract them, even if they knew Lassie was actually played by a series of Laddies?
Seems to me it would make more sense for him to use a photo of Rin Tin Tin — or even Scooby Doo.
He was taking care of business on a laptop open to a newspaper’s web site??
… or have there been a whole lot of “magician sawing somebody in half” comics the past few weeks (not all of them finding their way to this site, of course)?
Okay, I’ve heard of “throwing things against the wall and seeing what sticks” in the metaphorical sense, and in the literal sense of throwing spaghetti at the wall to check whether it’s done (though I’ve never heard of anybody actually doing that).
But this baffles me. As well as Ma’s friend’s spit-take.