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From: <akt@attglobal.net>
Subject: (whorl) Drollery
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 20:45:42 

From Wombat:

> I currently have a cold, possibly with a minor fever, and my troubled
> dreams kept trying to convince me that there are coded messages in
> Book of the Short Sun_ which will reveal who will, in the long run,
win the
> 2000 presidential election.
> Alas, I can't remember any of the codes, but I did come away with one
> insight: Bush is a plant, and Gore is an animal byproduct. So is this
> battle of the sexes?

 And Blattid:

> Alga emerged from her pond and asked:
> > What does "blattid" mean? It's not in the OED.
> One of the Blattidaea, of course. Or, as my dear old
> grammaw would say, "One of dem cock-a-roaches."
> --Blattid
> Blatt! Blatt!

I should emerge more often. I'm chuckling.


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