Thursday, April 20, 2006

Spiffy Iffy Shitty, Volume 3

  • Spiffy: The sound of chainsaws outside in the morning. For some reason, it's just a nice relaxing summery sound to me. It reminds me of happy things like trees, the smell of freshly cut wood, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. I guess the latter is only happy for horror movie fans.

  • Iffy: Phantom cell phone vibrations. (see this link). This happens to me all the time. I'll feel a vibration from my pocket, and my hand will immediately and automatically flick to my waist, like some modern-day gunslinger. But then, there are no more vibrations, and no "missed call" message on the phone. It was all my mind playing tricks on me for absolutely no reason. Stupid mind.

    Phantom rings also happen to me sometimes. The linked article says these start when you hear the first few tones of your ringtone in the environment. This is strange, because my ringtone is Mr. Roboto by Styx. How many times does "domo arigato" come up in the everyday background noise of Canadian life?

  • Shitty: Diarrhea from eating too much chocolate for breakfast. Yes, today's "shitty" is a literal one.

    See also: Volume 1, Volume 2



2 comments:

Jason said...

I'd love some Easter chocolate right now.

Quiz

Definition of phronk = ? (5 marks)

Briefly describe when and how you did your page layout? (10 marks)

madamerouge said...

Thank you very much, Mr. Roboto
For doing the jobs nobody wants to
And thank you very much, Mr. Roboto
For helping me escape when I needed to


I bought that album on vinyl LP when it came out. Um, I don't think you were born yet.