Tag: Wordplay

The Walking Dictionary

Wesley Montrose was a pudgy, bespectacled fellow.  I didn’t know him well.  None of us at my alma mater did.  It’s hard to get to know a fellow like Wesley.  Let me rephrase that.  It was hard to get to know Wesley specifically.  There… Continue Reading “The Walking Dictionary”

Butchering the Tuther Mung

I once had a distant relative, whose exact relationship to me is unclear.  His name was Nate Malaprop-Spooner.  The best I can figure, Nate was the great uncle of my third-cousin-twice-removed’s brother-in-law’s stepmother’s half sister’s godmother’s stunt double.  Nate is remembered around the clan… Continue Reading “Butchering the Tuther Mung”

Alaskan Glossary

Al-a-ka-ket interj.     What you promise to do to your neighbor’s dog if it comes onto your property and tears up your garbage one more time. <Alakaket with mah Bunny Boots, then Ah’ll shoot et!> Am-bler n.     A bull caribou that is taking his time… Continue Reading “Alaskan Glossary”