Before we get to the quotes…
I’ve sent Facebook invitations and I hope you’ll all join the Vaxers group that I started (it’s the one that you can see even if you don’t have an email address ending in .ufl.edu). The group’s URL is http://usf.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2245167545 — and if you haven’t gotten a Facebook invitation yet, let me know and I will send you one.
Lisa: Is that a duck on your finger?
Shayna: I’m happy to see you.
[We’ve been talking about how to take pills — the most recent
suggestion was applesauce.]
Shayna: When I was a kid, we had to hide pills in dog food.
Scrib: You had to eat DOG food?
Shayna: …we were giving pills to the DOG.
Gayle: I hear Café Risqué has really good hamburgers.
Ben: [about Ann Snowberger] I think Jeff Mercer had a run-in with her.
Shayna: Jeff had a run-in with EVERYBODY. [mocking] “Oh, I downloaded
it by accident, and it compiled itself, and launched, and crashed the
Gayle: I was in a perpetual state of lust for firefighters.
Scrib: Somebody light something!
Gayle: I used to love to watch the firefighters get their gear on.
They could get it on in 30 seconds or less.
Scrib: Watching yourself have sex on fast forward… THAT’S funny.
Lisa: You made me think of a Tom Swifty! “I can’t figure out how to
use this paper cutter,” said Tom singlehandedly.
Ben: Nah, I think it’s supposed to be a more plausible adverb. Like
“I suppose I shouldn’t have reached quite that far into the wood
chipper,” said Tom offhandedly.
Scrib: That was a bit of a reach.