She ought to know: she had six children (and outlived three of them). Born Phyllis Ada Driver (Diller was her first husband’s surname) Diller was the first female American stand-up comic to become a household name. She was best known for her eccentric stage persona, her self-deprecating humor, her wild hair and clothes, and her … See the Meme
OK, OK. Let me see the pic of your kid.
Once they fully understand, switch to something nicer, like horror stories.
I had something really interesting to say in this spot, but I can’t read my notes.
Though to really advance, he needs to get rid of the helmet and really take his chances.
Of course if that doesn’t work review the earlier meme, This Gives Me a Headache.
Le Guin (1929–January 22, 2018) was an American novelist who worked mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction. She also authored children’s books, short stories, poetry, and essays. The quote’s larger context: “If you cannot or will not imagine the results of your actions, there’s no way you can act morally or responsibly. … See the Meme
Clearly some haven’t gotten past feeling they have to respond to the “Du-uhhhh, I dare ya!” types in their lives.
His wife, who couldn’t make it that night, was insistent that he get a good photo of her first-born’s milestone. “Let me see!” See what I mean about the “fall”?
The quote is from Heinlein’s 1973 book Time Enough for Love, which has another gem that’s right up my alley: “Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.” Illustration: Heinlein’s portrait from the April-May 1953 issue of Amazing Stories (unknown artist).