Jason Weisberger at 4:00 pm Sun, Mar 10, 2013
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¿Podría Domingo ser por los delfines?
I was going to say “no” in the basis that dolphins are assholes, but I remembered that cats are bigger assholes.
I just love my assholes!
“So I paid fifty bucks to swim with dolphins, and the first thing they tell me is ‘don’t insert anything in the blowhole’. And I thought, well there’s a waste of fifty bucks.”-Robert Schimmel
Ummmm. . . sure. Wut?
Either I’m missing something here, or something is missing here.
It’s a proposal for something like Caturday.
WTF is Domingo?
“Sunday” in non-Anglo-Saxon Latin-Romantic Christian cultures is almost universally “Domin-”, meaning “Lord-”; whereas in Saxon-descended cultures it’s some variant of “Sun-”, for much the same reason we have days named for the moon, Tyr, Wotan, Thor, Frigge, and *Saturn*. Except in Germany, where a certain distance to Wotan-worship has arisen and the day is now literally “Midweek”. Lemme tell ya – explaining that’s fun.
Oh! Yea, my country doesn’t fall under your definition, other than the generic “Christian culture” (Nordic country)… I had absolutely no idea what the headline referred to. Thanks for the explanation!
In the UK, we have don’t have “national holidays”, we have “bank holidays”. Same sort of thing, except we know our unseen, superpotent, capricious, and occasionally destructive forces actually exist and demand our worship.
Domingo means “Sunday” in Spanish. So “Dolphin Sunday” as well as Caturday.
He’s the new guest blogger who’s responsible for posting cute dolphin pictures every Sunday, henceforth.
Folks have been trying to push Sundog for ages.
Wouldn’t it be Delfingo?
I dunno, delfingo is pretty close to delphingo: Delphi Sunday. And we all know what happens when people follow a chick on mushrooms, or anyone on mushrooms for that matter. Sure it may be a good time for a little while, but we’ll all reconsider when s/he’s trying to convince us to jump off a high ledge while hell hounds are chasing us.
Not mushrooms – huffing gasoline apparently.
Hallucinogenic intoxicants both. Let the good times roll. I suppose.
Inhalants have always seemed stupid to me. Starve a brain of oxygen and of course the victim will say weird things that might even sound prophetic. Either that or brain-damaged babble with no semblance of meaning. If these women were indeed huffing hydrocarbons, it would probably have shortened their lives significantly and reduced their quality of life overall.
Plutarch said that the Pythia’s life was shortened through the service of Apollo. The sessions were said to be exhausting. At the end of each period the Pythia would be like a runner after a race or a dancer after an ecstatic dance, which may have had a physical effect on the health of the Pythia.
Indeed, it wasn’t good for them.
I’m looking forward to Quentin Tarantino’s Delfingo Unchained.
Yes, why not!
My contribution (though it’s Monday now) would be a suggestion to go to:
I speak Spanish, and still, I felt I was missing something here.
Yes, but to what porpoise?
The only problem I see is the lack of hosehold dolphins to caption. GIS may end up being a tad overused.
Dolphingo meets Fido Friday
Can Tuesday be Tarsday then!?!?
I love the idea, although “Tarsday” sounds more like “Thursday” to me.
I hear a leipreachán saying it, “Come back Tarsday!”
Or a tarsier dressed like a leipreachán.
Fa go. Fa go NOW.
It it’ll prevent more cat pictures, then I’m for it.
Are those scratches on its face signs of abuse? Should we be concerned? Shocked? Outraged?
Or are those markings perfectly natural and acceptable even among wild and well-cared-for cetaceans?
Another dolphin put them there, and Mike Tyson is going to sue.
Yes, but only if they speak correct Spanish.
I’ll just leave this here… http://thenexttobestblogever.wordpress.com/2010/02/15/far-side-kay-pas-uh/
Props to the Larson. Man was way ahead of his time.