Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Ahoy, Me Hearty!
It is International Talk Like A Pirate Day! So, upon meeting and greeting people, be sure you do it with a resounding 'Ahoy!', will you? Because after all, you sure cannot chance offending any of your Pastafarian acquaintances. To do so would be totally politically incorrect. You dare not take the chance at offending their Spaghedeity, or you may face judgement from those oodles and oodles of noodles!

In fact, in honor of this oh so important day, I believe I need to share with you the eight "I'd really rather you didn't's"

The Eight "I'd Really Rather You Didnt's"
1.) I'd really rather you didn't act like a sanctimonious holier-than-thou ass when describing my noodly goodness. If some people don't believe in me, that's okay. Really, I'm not that vain. Besides, this isn't about them so don't change the subject.
2.) I'd really rather you didn't use my existence as a means to oppress, subjugate, punish, eviscerate, and/or, you know, be mean to others. I don't require sacrifices, and purity is for drinking water, not people.
3.) I'd really rather you didn't judge people for the way they look, or how they dress, or the way they talk, or, well, just play nice, Okay? Oh, and get this into your thick heads: woman = person. man = person. Samey = Samey. One is not better than the other, unless we're talking about fashion and I'm sorry, but I gave that to women and some guys who know the difference between teal and fuchsia.
4.) I'd really rather you didn't indulge in conduct that offends yourself, or your willing, consenting partner of legal age AND mental maturity. As for anyone who might object, I think the expression is go f*** yourself, unless they find that offensive in which case they can turn off the TV for once and go for a walk for a change.
5.) I'd really rather you didn't challenge the bigoted, misogynistic, hateful ideas of others on an empty stomach. Eat, then go after the bitches.
6.) I'd really rather you didn't build multi million-dollar churches/temples/mosques/shrines to my noodly goodness when the money could be better spent (take your pick):
Ending poverty
Curing diseases
Living in peace, loving with passion, and lowering the cost of cable.
I might be a complex-carbohydrate omniscient being, but I enjoy the simple things in life. I ought to know. I AM the creator.
7.) I'd really rather you didn't go around telling people I talk to you. You're not that interesting. Get over yourself. And I told you to love your fellow man, can't you take a hint?
8.) I'd really rather you didn't do unto others as you would have them do unto you if you are into, um, stuff that uses a lot of leather/lubricant/Las Vegas. If the other person is into it, however (pursuant to #4), then have at it, take pictures, and for the love of Mike, wear a CONDOM! Honestly, it's a piece of rubber. If I didn't want it to feel good when you did it I would have added spikes, or something.

That's it. I totally need to get this sticker for my car.

Now go forth and honor your spaghetti, wont you?


Anonymous Anonymous said...

OK Who pooped in your spaghetti last nite???
30 or so weeks to go, and the way time goes, will be south before you know it!! (but who's counting)

Love Auntie Lynne

Anonymous Miss Britt said...

Oooooh - someone's mom is gonna be maaaaaad!

Anonymous Momma said...

Au Contraire, miss Britt, SPAGHETTI is deity in this household.....hail crushed garlic, nummy parmegian reggiano.

And I totally agree with the "I really rather you didn'ts" especially
#'s 2 and 3, oh, heck, all of them.

Anonymous Miss Britt said...

It's always nice to meet a Catholic with compassion AND a sense of humor.

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