In a lecture series by Seattle Symphony I learned that in his day Beethoven’s music was considered “inappropriate” for well-bred young ladies as it might “incite indelicate passions”. Glad they’re not around these days, they might actually stroke out…
This is one of my all-time Schulz favorites. I have been using that line, “It means you were asleep” for 30 years and getting laughs from others who feel the same as CB!!
Good thing he wasn’t planning on “shooting the breeze”, no telling where that might have led…
…then fast forward to Hobbes giving up and going inside when Calvin describes on of their giant snowballs as “one of the molecules” of their huge snowman.
True that! We have a 16 year old and my veterinarian wifey is always saying the dog has better aim than the kid.
In Seattle at the old Kingdome we had a vendor – would kind of look up and around as if he had no idea why he was there, and then yell “Ice Cream ??” You could hear the “question mark” in the call, never failed to get a laugh out of visitors.
My brother and I were lucky, we had our (then) unfinished basement to bang pucks around up on Vancouver Island. Only had to stop when Mum needed to use the laundry or get into the big freezer. Hockey rules!!
Reminds me of a Sven and Ole joke from Prairie Home Companion…
Just bring it down a little fuller on the sides, you’ll be all set for the remake of “Car Wash”.
Welcome to the club! Don’t forget: “Close that door!” “Turn that (electric) off!” And, very loudly, “Who’s making all that noise?” (Hint: you are!)