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Count me out

I’m having an awful week for gremlins. Not only dealing with the flaky water situation, but flaky phone and flaky internet, too. And other assorted computer complaints.

Nobody’s pitching anything at my eyes, though. That’s weirdly specific (the poster is about wearing eye protection, but still).

I assumed gremlins came from older folklore and were adopted by early airmen, but no – the term originated with aviation. Huh.

One thing’s for sure – I ain’t doing Sober October.


Comment from ExpressoBold Pureblood
Time: October 2, 2023, 7:59 pm

I guess Inktober is out, too?

Comment from Uncle Al
Time: October 2, 2023, 8:47 pm

As with nasty viruses, new gremlin variants emerge from time to time. Right now, we’re dealing with the persistent and virulent proglins. If we can’t figure out how to get them out of the progliversities we’ll be in for a very ugly siege.

Comment from Tim Carlson
Time: October 2, 2023, 11:06 pm

@Uncle Al,

I think we should take off and nuke the sites from orbit.

It’s the only way to be sure.

Comment from Some Vegetable
Time: October 3, 2023, 7:23 pm

Those little bastards didn’t really come into their own until the machine age got into full swing. Sure they existed before that but their natural habitat of complex machinery wasn’t so wide-spread. I mean there’s not a lot of opportunity for a Gremlin to fuck up an ox-cart.

Comment from Mark Matis
Time: October 3, 2023, 7:28 pm

Maybe not, Some Vegetable, but there are PLENTY of ways for an ox to fuck up an ox-cart!

Comment from Durnedyankee
Time: October 3, 2023, 8:14 pm



The Kremlin

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