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January 2nd, 2005
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A little bit of this... a little bit of that!
Well, it's been a looooong time between postings. *G* I'm almost at the end of my Christmas visit with my brother and his family, and it's been nice.

So, what shall I update with? First, how about a joke that my uncle told... that I don't quite understand. Truthfully speaking, neither did anybody else in the room - including my embarrassed nieces - *L*! My uncle's a great storyteller, so we didn't mind that it was a bit off-color for the room. Here's the joke - tell me what you think:

A farm boy decides to go to the great big city and make his fortune. Before he goes, his father pulls him aside and tells him, "Whatever you do, son, don't marry a city woman! Come back to the country when want to get married; you can't trust those city women."

So the young man goes off to the city and does pretty well for himself. When he finally returns home to visit his family again, lo and behold, he has a wife on his arm. His father treats her well, but when he can find a moment to talk to his son alone, they talk. "Now, son," the father says, "what was the last thing I told you before I left?!" "Dad, I know you told me not to marry a city girl - but this girl's different! She's not like the other city girls. In fact, she's kind of... well... stupid. Why, do you know that the first night we slept together, after we'd gotten married, she went and put her pillow under her ass?! Talk about stupid!"

*cough* That was the punchline, folks. I don't get it. Am I missing something? Does putting a pillow under your ass make you a slut? *L*! I got the impression that it either showed some stupidity on his part, or suggested that she was a "professional" woman. *confused* And here I thought I was wordly enough to know about these things! *G*

And now, a list of things I need to copy from my f-list once I get home and get on my computer and can download! (oldest first)

- do a Year in Squee, like anonypooh?
- do a "men in kilts" icon from the pics on beizy's journal of 12/22/04 - pics of the three lads in kilts that I hadn't seen, from the same night of that fuzzy pic of them in kilts - or at least at them to the "my fandom wears skirts" icon
- download hobbitgrrl's "cards" - and Tig's! (12/23)
- view the Slipstream trailer! (anonypooh)
- read all of beizy's LOTRiPS stories
- download the video of the animated bunny singing "everybody gets more sex than I do!" (onecheekyhobbit?)
- Sean/Lij anime (beizy)
- LOTR drawing from the ROTK EE DVD - that has a sketch of a rubber ducky being used as a boat! *L*! Combine with ducky shower curtain from Shoebox and Bertie with ducky for a cross-fandom icon - *G*.
- Frodo and Goldberry - Hyel
- Link to Lijah pics (long hair) from Kisa
- Scruffy Billeh pic - kiltsandlollies
- Remus/Sirius fic - via Kisa (_cee)
- HiRes Billeh! - kiltsandlollies
- Billy clip from A Clear Day - hanncoll
- Sin City trailer - hyel
- Scottish Snowball game - hanncoll
- dompics - quiet moments

See why you guys keep me busy?!?!?! And this is just 10 days worth!

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Date:January 3rd, 2005 02:02 am (UTC)

i don't get it either

maybe the pillow-under-the-assness meant she wanted to have sex rather than just sleep, because you can't tell exactly what the boy meant by "the first night we slept together". but i don't see why that's so funny. hmph. someone who's less virginal than me explain it!
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Date:January 3rd, 2005 02:42 am (UTC)

Re: i don't get it either

Well, from what I understand... people put pillows under their asses during love making to enhance the experience...maybe the farm boy didn't know this and just thought that she didn't know where the pillow was supposed to go? It doesn't make full sense to me either.
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Date:January 3rd, 2005 04:18 pm (UTC)

Re: i don't get it either

Aha! You've been reading your manuals - *G*! That's all I could figure out, too, but... it really doesn't jump to mind, does it?

Usually a joke like this has the farm boy thinking that the girl's got it wrong by facing him during sex... rather than the other way (since he's only seen sex as practiced by the animals on the farm)... but... that doesn't work. Actually I suggested that and got a wide-eyed look from my uncle - *L*! I think I shocked HIM! *G*
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Date:January 3rd, 2005 03:23 am (UTC)
I don't get the joke either.
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Date:January 3rd, 2005 04:19 pm (UTC)
*sigh*... ah, dear. What WAS my uncle thinking? *L*!
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Date:January 3rd, 2005 04:00 am (UTC)
I'm lost...
and it's bad.
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Date:January 3rd, 2005 04:19 pm (UTC)
*LOL*!!!! Bad joke, or bad that you're lost?

Probably both, eh?

Hope you get my teeny-tiny gift before you leave. *G*
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Date:January 3rd, 2005 06:44 pm (UTC)
The joke is bad, and it's a sad thing that I don't get it... because come on... we all know I have a fantastic sense of humor! :p
I'll check the mail today and tomorrow!
*crosses fingers*
It should get here. No worries.
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