Oh, That's In A Name

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007 09:50 pm
flwyd: (rush counterparts album cover)
Maybe I'm dense, but I just realized the symbolism behind a condom branded as Trojan.

Is that really the image a condom manufacturer should maintain?
  • A Trojan horse is a contraption that holds many foreign soldiers. (They were from Greece, a country with many islands, so the soldiers were probably good seamen.)
  • A Trojan horse looks appealing, so the enemy accepts the gift and brings it inside its walls.
  • While enjoying the gift of a Trojan horse, the recipient doesn't worry that it might be dangerous and the soldiers slip out and attack

Suppose we built this large wooden beaver...

Pun Dump

Thursday, April 26th, 2007 01:17 am
flwyd: (Shakespeare bust oval)
I have too many volumes that are overdue. I need to go to the Library and ask a Librarian to check my balance.

If you write digits and symbols in acetone on your finger nails you're using reverse polish notation.

For the lispers in the crowd: Oops, upside the car!

I want to start a rock band called Sisyphus and the Rock.
<Sisyphus> Are you ready to rock?
<Crowd> Not yet!
<Sisyphus> Are you ready to rock?
<Crowd> Almost!
<Sisyphus> Are you ready to rock?
<Crowd> Not anymore!
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