Saturday, June 14, 2008

Miss Information directs your attention to the spectacle of annoyance in the centre ring

The woman on the phone is chewing gum. This is annoying and Miss Information hates her already. Actually she has dealt with this Gum Chewing Lady before. She watches a lot of television and then calls the library to order books which may or may not exist. Sadly, she never ever pays enough attention to be able to pass on helpful details. Hey, Gum Chewing Lady! For the love of all that is good and holy, get yourself a pen and a notebook! Keep them by your TV! This isn't cute anymore!

Last night GCL was watching A+E. A book was mentioned. She wanted the book. It was about Sigmund and Freud. You know…the circus performers?

Hysterically, even after Miss Information clarified that the names were Siegfried and Roy, the customer continued to insist on pronouncing it Sigmund and Freud.

Little known fact about Sigmund Freud-- raised by a family of circus freaks, he was forced to abandon his first choice career as a fire eater when he accidentally ignited his tweed jacket. It was a blazer. He trained on the flying trapeze but he just didn’t have the legs for those formfitting leotards. He briefly attempted sword swallowing but quickly realized it was too Freudian.

Crushed by his failure, he ran away to join academia.


At 3:08 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'd take GCL over CPTP (cell phone talking patron)

At 10:50 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

a blazer...
oh, my aching & splitting sides!

At 9:11 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

As a one time psychology major, I would like to thank you for the beautiful, beautiful mental image of Sigmund Freud on fire.

At 9:12 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Being shot from a cannon would be Freudian, too. What a perv.


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