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Why ruin a perfect record?

I had today off. It rained heavily. I have done exactly jack and shit today. It was glorious. I’m not about to ruin it with an effort post.

So I give you a riddle. The picture is of a plaster caste of a plaice that I posted about ten years or so ago. Can you tell what makes it unique among front page photos on my blog?

Answer in the comments.


Comment from Surly Ermine
Time: September 14, 2022, 7:15 pm

Is it in color?

Comment from Skandia Recluse
Time: September 14, 2022, 8:24 pm

Flat Fish
Flat head – there was a tribe called Flat head.
Square head, hard head,

I got nuthin.

Comment from Deborah HH
Time: September 14, 2022, 8:39 pm

I’m glad you had a day off. I don’t remember the fish. Is it a fish & chips kind of fish? Is it the only “fish” to adorn the blog?

I spent the morning helping to teach about 350 grade schoolers the Preamble to the Constitution (for the second day). It’s Constitution Week! And this afternoon I attended a Naturalization ceremony at the court house, and handed out DAR pamphlets on U.S. flag protocol and etiquette to the 32 new citizens. My DAR chapter has done this since the 1930s.

Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 14, 2022, 8:50 pm

Well done, Surly.

Yes. Because it’s a white object, I didn’t notice that I hadn’t converted it to grayscale until much later. If you look at the upper lip of the fish, you’ll see a reddish-brown patch of schmutz.

It’s the only time a color picture has appeared at the head of a post.

Comment from Surly Ermine
Time: September 14, 2022, 10:47 pm

Yay! I’ll take “Weasel Blogs” for $1000.

Comment from Durnedyankee
Time: September 14, 2022, 11:36 pm

I had a pet halibut, named Eric.
Chose him out of thousands.
Didn’t like the others, they were all too flat.


Oh Thankyou Deborah!, would you like to go to Washington now and explain that document to the asshats currently running the country into Bananarepublica?

Comment from dissent555
Time: September 15, 2022, 2:02 am

Fanmail from some flounder?

Comment from Tim Carlson
Time: September 15, 2022, 6:12 am

Not so unique anymore – now there are TWO posts with color photos.

Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 15, 2022, 1:20 pm

That’s a good point, Tim. Like engineers always pointed out to me, when you print “this page intentionally left blank” on a page, it’s no longer blank, is it?

Comment from OldFert
Time: September 15, 2022, 3:04 pm

Deborah & Durned:
I think it’d be good to require nominees to the Judiciary be required, during their hearings, to recite from memory, the Preamble to the Constitution. Also maybe quiz them on the Bill of Rights.

Comment from Formerly known as Skeptic
Time: September 15, 2022, 5:28 pm

“…recite from memory, the Preamble to the Constitution.”

I can still do it, but only in song. Schoolhouse Rock rules!

Comment from Durnedyankee
Time: September 15, 2022, 10:31 pm

If sweasy radio had sound I’d sing it for everyone.

And here I thought schoolhouse rock was just silly. I was WRONG.

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