"How's my exercise program doing so far," I asked Paulette yesterday, "toward sculpting my body into the image of a Greek god?"

"Pretty well," she replied, "if your goal is Bacchus!"

(OK, Bacchus is a Roman god — but Dionysus is too hard to say and doesn't scan. For those who have forgotten, Bacchus is the deity of wine and indolence ...)

TopicHumor - TopicRunning - TopicRecreation - 2004-12-05

(correlates: DiffuseConsciousness, NotByAddingFeatures, GibbonChapter12, ...)