Monday, June 1, 2009

A little of this, a little of that

This just in from Paris: there’s a new fragrance inspired by a mix of vetiver and tonka “with notes of amber and lemon.” The unisex scent has sold out twice since hitting Barney’s last month. Back in Lubbock, natives still base their hopes on fluoride in their water and pheromones in their britches.

Surely you read that Wikipedia has excommunicated the Church of Scientology because of too much self-serving white-wash in their constant edits. Hmmm. What about the Baptists? And the hard-core Episcopalians?

Potato consumption in China jumped 40 percent from 2002 to 2007. They like KFC and McDonald’s, that’s why.

Looking for something sweet? Try sap from the birch tree. The sugar concentration is around 17 percent. Strain it first. For bugs.

The Food Network reached 96 million homes last year. That’s 900,000 viewers every night. You know who you are.

It is reported that a king from Senegal once tried to buy Annie Oakley for 100,000 francs. From whom?

I miss L. M. Boyd.

1 comment:

The South Plainsman said...

Well, you are not L. M., but you're not doing too bad.

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