This week’s **** is brought to **** by SOPA and PIPA, two **** pieces of U.S. legislation that threaten **** on the Internet. Get informed – whither the **** States goeth, so does Canada.
This week’s non-partisan newsletter can be found here: Newsletter for 18 January 2012
(Yes, it’s a huge download – mainly because I can’t figure out how to compress it from home… We’ll turn it into HTML soon! I hope.)
That said, I can’t leave you with a dour and humourless weekend… Enjoy some Tom Swifties, a favourite form of humour for the literary geek! (These were found on Wikipedia, which takes this SOPA/PIPA thing pretty seriously…)
“I’ll have a martini,” said Tom, drily.
“Pass me the shellfish,” said Tom crabbily.
“Can I go looking for the Grail again?” Tom requested.
“I unclogged the drain with a vacuum cleaner,” said Tom succinctly.
“We just struck oil!” Tom gushed.
“It’s freezing,” Tom muttered icily.
“They had to amputate them both at the ankles,” said Tom defeatedly.
“Hurry up and get to the back of the ship,” Tom said sternly.
“Is there a number between seven and nine?” Tom asked considerately.