07 December 2006

Comment-ary on the Sesqui-whatever Meme

The 'big long word meaning 150' Meme drew interesting comments and questions from friends of Prometheus. He was struck by the brilliant idea that these questions could make a post, as opposed to a long winded self comment. So here goes:

Julia Scissor ;-) said: I have seen people laughing/ singing/ crying under influence but dancing? One of my friends tries to push parked vehicles when he gets high! Another one had turned up drunk at a communication skills practical and got an A+++ for his impromptu speech. Of course I'll never know what drives people to such acts because I'm a sworn teetotaller.

Jules mon amour; the alcofluence of incohol doesh caushe people to loshe their inhibitionsh, thereby caushing themshelves to think they are Fred Astaire. As regards teetotalling (funny, that word always puts an image in the mind of Prometheus; an image of a word stumbling down a stair. Like teeter, totter, teetotaller), Prometheus feels 'reality is an illusion caused by the absence of alcohol'.


gem said: What an impressive list. You could spin off twenty blog posts from this list. I'd love to know how you saved someone's life or what book you went back to read that you passed up in high school. You're more of a romantic than I would've ever guessed.

Gemmolina, but those twenty posts would give away the fact that our superhero Prometheusman is really mild-mannered blogger Prometheus. Oh, the author was H.G. Wells. The librarian at the school of Prometheus was a cackling witch from Jupiter. She wouldn't let him borrow The War of the Worlds. He did buy the book in college and read it. Nicholas Findler's Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence, however, has still eluded him. When Prometheus began reading Robert Ludlum, he devised this conspiracy theory that the librarian was an android cackling witch from Jupiter and did not want little Prometheus to discover her bionic condition. Romantic? Oh yes, Prometheus likes to think he's Rhett Butler, but the ladies seem to steal his "Frankly my dear" line.


H said: But. this is rather interesting. the disaster management workshop. rather curious about it...

Big H, you sure you and Prometheus weren't separated at birth? First the Piggy on the Railway, then Bombay-Mumbai. The disaster management thing is something Prometheus loved doing. Oh woe unto bureaucracy.


Radha said: "57. Pretended to be a superhero": Just curious...which one?

Oh every one of them. He read a gazillion comics. Supes, Bats, Spidey, Green Lantern, Captain America, Justice League, Phantom (just for "no man can shoot that straight"). He loves Spidey most because he always saves the day and still manages to come out smelling of dog poo. But if he were to gain somebody's powers, it'd be Superman.

Having 'preened for the bloggerati' and 'exhibited his well-read, intelligent, creative nature', Lord Prometheus goes back to his reality cave to transform magically into navel lint.

15 comments:

Anonymous said...

DO U HAVE WET DREAMS WHEN U DREAM OF URSELF U NARCISSISTIC FREAK. ARE YOU SOME JAIL JANITOR TO GO INTO ORGIES WITH YOUR WRTHLESS SELF AND CALL URSELF LORD?
DEAR LORD DICK TIT SHIT, THY LEADER OF THE WHACKO POOOSY UNIVERSE SHUT THE FUCK UP!!

Anonymous said...

Jeeeez.

Anyway, mild-mannered or not, I love your posts. But...you think Rhett's romantic? Bogey in Casablanca was more so. :-)

terra shield said...

Anonymous has evidently lost its way. Ewww....

Anyway, I'm glad you started blogging again :D

Prometheus said...

Now now, Anon. Lord Prometheus can understand why narcissism is so difficult for you. With an empty cranium, hey, Lord Prometheus is sure even you hate yourself.

Prometheus said...

Lizza Lizza Lizza, see how less Prometheus understands women? He thought gals go swoon at the mere mention of Rhett. Prometheus gotta go ask Lexa if she's got a woman-trapping spell.

Terragirl, good to have you here too. Never mind Anon, poor thing. Creatures like that deserve our mercy. Remember what Gandalf said about Gollum?

Anonymous said...

Dear Prometheus Esq.
Firstly, I am honored to receive a mention in your post.
Prometheus saar, I admire your witty way of getting back at me for calling you a boozard and then letting you know in a clever-clever way that I don’t drink at all. But Prometheus Sahib, my comment has been misconstrued. What the greenhorn blogger had intended to say was this: Peene wala bevda hota hai, pilane wala nahi.
I am a newbie dancer, Mr. Prometheus, and I sometimes teeter- totter while dancing. And here is a Fred Astairesque virtuoso whose talents come on display when most others are likely to totter tipsily. I am truly overwhelmed. Prometheus Saahib, please be kind enough to accept Telegram No.14 as a humble token of my high esteem for you.

Anonymous said...

Dear Prometheus Esq.
Firstly, I am honored to receive a mention in your post.
Prometheus saar, I admire your witty way of getting back at me for calling you a boozard and then letting you know in a clever-clever way that I don’t drink at all. But Prometheus Sahib, my comment has been misconstrued. What the greenhorn blogger had intended to say was this: Peene wala bevda hota hai, pilane wala nahi.
I am a newbie dancer, Mr. Prometheus, and I sometimes teeter- totter while dancing. And here is a Fred Astairesque virtuoso whose talents come on display when most others are likely to totter tipsily. I am truly overwhelmed. Prometheus Saahib, please be kind enough to accept Telegram No.14 as a humble token of my high esteem for you.

Anonymous said...

Dear Prometheus Esq.
Firstly, I am honored to receive a mention in your post.
Prometheus saar, I admire your witty way of getting back at me for calling you a boozard and then letting you know in a clever-clever way that I don’t drink at all. But Prometheus Sahib, my comment has been misconstrued. What the greenhorn blogger had intended to say was this: Peene wala bevda hota hai, pilane wala nahi.
I am a newbie dancer, Mr. Prometheus, and I sometimes teeter- totter while dancing. And here is a Fred Astairesque virtuoso whose talents come on display when most others are likely to totter tipsily. I am truly overwhelmed. Prometheus Saahib, please be kind enough to accept Telegram No.14 as a humble token of my high esteem for you.

Anonymous said...

Dear Prometheus Esq.
Firstly, I am honored to receive a mention in your post.
Prometheus saar, I admire your witty way of getting back at me for calling you a boozard and then letting you know in a clever-clever way that I don’t drink at all. But Prometheus Sahib, my comment has been misconstrued. What the greenhorn blogger had intended to say was this: Peene wala bevda hota hai, pilane wala nahi.
I am a newbie dancer, Mr. Prometheus, and I sometimes teeter- totter while dancing. And here is a Fred Astairesque virtuoso whose talents come on display when most others are likely to totter tipsily. I am truly overwhelmed. Prometheus Saahib, please be kind enough to accept Telegram No.14 as a humble token of my high esteem for you.

Anonymous said...

*sigh*For some uncanny reason, my comment doesn't go beyond the word verification. Blogger always does this chindigiri with me.

Prometheus said...

Jules mon amour, Telegram # 14 has indeed been received multiple times. Ironic, eh? The Indian Post, back in the Dark Ages (read: pre 1990) used to do exactly that. Either you don't get the message or you are flooded with a billion copies.

May Prometheus have this dance with you?

Anonymous said...

In hindsight, I am grateful to Blogger. That's sarcasm in quadruple dose for you.

Anonymous said...

Me thinks there's definitely something to this twinliness... Definitely. Someday we shall know.

Anonymous said...

Oooh And. AND, who might anon be fire-bwoy? he certainly seems to err... like you.

honestly. I'll bet anon is a man in his teens or his mid fifties. he's either been rejected at the military academy or he's trained manly men in combat techniques with lots of arse-riding, black leather kinda kinky shit to keep them straight.

And now he's come after yoooooo...

and this film shall be called Dubai Beauty.

Prometheus said...

Jules mon amour, Prometheus thinks we've had our first lover's spat! Sorry for not getting the sarcasm and sorry for not being crystal clear about what Prometheus wanted to say. But hey, ain't that where all male-female combat begins?

Big H, yer damn on the spot about anon. But have pity for the poor sod. The twinliness must be discovered forthwith (oh, wanted soo to use that word), for Prometheus thought there was only one of his kind. Yoda was right in saying 'always there are two'.