Consider this my contribution to the collection of search terms that, until ... a few days from now, had no results.

A few minutes ago I put a used (meaning "empty") skittles bag in the trash and quietly announced "skittle bag" to which Derek replied "skittle corpse" at which I laughed quite heartily.

That phrase is, in and of itself, not funny. What is funny is how my brain wasn't ready to hear it.

Well, okay. It's maybe a little funny.

Speaking of things my brain was not ready to hear, after the laughing fit (and subsequent Google searches for "skittle corpse" and variations of the phrase), Derek announced "it's a virgin corpse." But my brain's auto-complete feature heard "virgin" and had already filled in either "search" or "phrase" but was not at all prepared for hearing "corpse" next.

I'm not sure which is more funny now:

  1. skittle corpse
  2. virgin corpse
  3. blogging it

Speaking of blogging it, I had trouble remembering one minor detail and paused from my typing to ask Derek to confirm that I had, in fact, said "skittle bag" earlier. He did and then said, "I assume this is being documented for posterity."

I responded with the only appropriate answer:

How could I not?

Anyway, I can only imagine the sort of nutjobs that are going to end up on this weblog post after the googlebot has had a chance to suck it in.

Posted by jzawodn at April 13, 2004 08:06 PM

Reader Comments
# jr said:

Ah Zed, (Darn appropriate name, once you think about it), how nice it was not to hear from you again.

on April 13, 2004 09:11 PM
# Alden Bates said:

35 minutes 'til the first nutjob appeared. Classic. :)

on April 13, 2004 09:19 PM
# david said:

Zed, you could probably do a better job pointing all your pent up frustation and anger at Jeremy for not blowing you a kiss the last time you saw him by maybe..Running over how bitchy ESR is. Hes more girly than Jeremy will ever be and in real life is possibly wrapped up in suspenders. You'll probably get a better rise out of him.

Then again, Jeremy needs a bit more sun. :-)

on April 13, 2004 10:24 PM
# Jon said:

Googlewackers, man, googlewackers...

on April 13, 2004 11:21 PM
# Aristotle Pagaltzis said:

Truly, the only thing more pathetic than a pathetic blog is those who spend the time to whine about it.

Zed: if you had anything better to do with your time than Jeremy, you would be doing it by now. Pot, kettle..

on April 14, 2004 04:14 AM
# Jeremy Zawodny said:

Sorry, guys. I nuked "Zed's" comment.

Please don't feed the trolls. This is *not* slashdot. But it sure feels like it some mornings.

on April 14, 2004 05:18 AM
# david said:

We feed because we care.. Now back to your regularly scheduled blogging broadcasts. :-)

on April 14, 2004 07:56 AM
# libby said:

u make me chuckle!

on February 13, 2005 12:22 PM
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