Or so I’m told. I rarely hear myself or remember what I said. And usually anyone who hears me can’t make sense of what I say.
But one morning I woke up and was told that in the early hours of that Saturday morning I had said, while very much asleep, but very clearly:
“That’s just like my relatives – just a packet of miscellaneouses.”
First, I was relieved that I hadn’t said anything incriminating.
Then I asked myself, “What are ‘miscellaneouses’? And how many fit into a packet, anyway?”
But is my family “a packet of miscellaneouses”? Well, you could say that. 🙂
An observation by British comedian, actor, writer and television presenter Michael Palin:
It’s true. I tried. It’s not like running down to the convenience store to buy a soda and a candy bar.
I was sitting in a McDonald’s at a truck stop in Alabama, when this pickup truck pulled in. The driver parked it outside my window and got out.
He shut the door, lit a cigarette, stuck the butt end of the burning cigarette into the driver’s side door lock, and walked off.
Inquiring minds want to know.
From an “About the Writer of this Blog” page:
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“This blog was begun in October of 2008 at Blogspot and much of it remains at xxxxxxxxxxxx.blogspot.com. However, in early 2017 all posts (nearly1,400 [sic] of them) were erased, making this WordPress move necessary.”
— The Writer of this Blog
Because not editing for clarity may result in contradictory sentences and a confusing sequence of words.
Just in case you missed it, “much of [the blog] remains,” yet “all posts were erased.”
“And what would be left?” we ask ourselves.
Hint: By dropping it into a cheap envelope – no padding, no cardboard. The key may or may not be in the envelope.
Result: Torn envelope delivered with an apology from the USPS. No key.