Squirl's Nest

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Minding my own business

So I'm sitting here, quietly, at my desk. Suddenly I hear a middle-aged woman bellow, "Thanks for taking the monkey out of my back." All I could think was that Bucky would've bust a gut laughing at that one.


Blogger Bucky Four-Eyes said...

Oooooooh, the possibilities...

So, someone took the monkey OUT OF her back. Did this require surgical removal, ie, the monkey was fused to her back, or was this simply a matter of someone absentmindedly resting her monkey on this poor woman's back, to the point where she was grateful for its removal?

Wed Oct 12, 03:46:00 PM  
Blogger Jessica's Monkey said...

Monkey found attachment to lady's back very awkward and embarassing.

Now Monkey needs shower, shave, and shining.

Wed Oct 12, 03:49:00 PM  
Blogger eclectic said...

Maybe her "monkey" had been mistakenly located IN her back, y'know like a birth defect or something... And I thought, "Wow...those extreme makeover folks are so nice to help that poor woman..."

Wed Oct 12, 06:49:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Bucky, I was too afraid to ask. But she did sound happy.

Jess's Monkey, are you okay now?

Eclectic, sounds like something for the AMA's journals. But extreme makeovers would be the first at it.

Wed Oct 12, 07:28:00 PM  
Blogger Nilbo said...

I think it'd be great if women had their monkey on their back. Think how much fun it would be when a slow dance came on.

Wed Oct 12, 07:41:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Then we could always say, "Holy shit, I loves me some slow dancing!"

Wed Oct 12, 07:46:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

The only reason I'm commenting now is because the word verification is so cool. (read dumb)


Wed Oct 12, 07:48:00 PM  
Blogger tshsmom said...

I didn't realize that anything other than steel rods could fit IN your back. Maybe this woman will be the next feature on the health channel. ;)
Speaking of word verification; does anybody else have a hard time distinguishing between i's and j's?

Wed Oct 12, 07:54:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Well, tshsmom, I didn't really want to look and see how they took the monkey out. I was skirred.

g's and q's are hard, too. Sometimes it depends on the font. When they make it all swirly and really tight together it's hard to tell any of the stupid letters.

This is one is easy to read, no hard letters, and short.


Wed Oct 12, 08:10:00 PM  
Blogger Mr. Bloggerific Himself said...

Mo-mo-mo monkey on my back back back back. --R Plant.

Wed Oct 12, 08:22:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Thank you, Mr B, for the musical reference. We can always count on you for that.

Wed Oct 12, 08:37:00 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...

That would be cool to really have a monkey in my back. It would give me something to do when I get bored licking toads and huffing glue.

Wed Oct 12, 09:17:00 PM  
Blogger Nilbo said...

Gives a whole new meaning to "You scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours."

Wed Oct 12, 10:56:00 PM  
Blogger August95 said...

I have nothing funny to add about the ladies monkey. However, I could not pass up an attempt at the word verificatin and the chance to say hello Squirl.

Hello Squirl.


Thu Oct 13, 02:05:00 AM  
Blogger Von Krankipantzen said...

Now I am deadly curious as to what might be in my back.

Thu Oct 13, 02:29:00 AM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Kitty, you always find the most creative ways of curing your boredom.

Nilbo, I hadn't thought of that...

August, that's some tricky word verification there. Especially if the font was wiggly.

Kranki, you mean with all the testing you've had they haven't seen anything in your back???

Thu Oct 13, 09:48:00 AM  
Blogger Effie said...

I guess you'd have to watch out for those low-cut backed dresses--would you have to shave your back? And would this result in a peeing problem? Teehee--try imagining that the full woman's anatomy was placed on her back--and then see her try to pee in a toilet...teehee

I'm sorry--I'm tired!

I have problems when the word verification has v's and w's next to each other....

Thu Oct 13, 10:03:00 AM  
Blogger SierraBella said...

Good grief!
My ex always used to say "It's a doggy-dog world."
I tried to explain the concept to him...

Thu Oct 13, 02:52:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Effie, holy cow, you've just brought up all kinds of logistical nightmares. In fact, this just might make me have nightmares. I wish spam comments had never started. Does anybody ever really buy anything from those???

Sierrabella, I hate it when people get phrases wrong. They don't seem to worry that they don't make sense.

Or maybe he was being prescient and "knew" about Snoop Dogg.

Thu Oct 13, 02:57:00 PM  
Blogger Bucky Four-Eyes said...

We don't get french benefits?

Thu Oct 13, 03:47:00 PM  
Blogger Nina said...

LOL, out of her back??? The thought . . . Okay maybe I am sick or something. . . but I am wondering what body orifice this monkey took to arrive there?

jecawvu ~ it must mean something. :)

Thu Oct 13, 05:17:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Bucky, you'll just have to talk to someone else about those french benefits.

Nanina, we probably shouldn't even go there. :-)

Let's see, my word verification is

fwtkpk must be something naughty in there.

Thu Oct 13, 08:44:00 PM  
Blogger Momentarily_Distracted said...

At least no one has said anything about it needing spanked...

No need to thank me. Really.
All in a day's work.

Thu Oct 13, 09:27:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

MD, perhaps people thought it might be just too painful. But thank you anyway. Always appreciated. ;-)

Fri Oct 14, 06:53:00 AM  
Blogger Bucky Four-Eyes said...

What the fuck is a kqraagy?

It must be what you say when the pull the monkey out of your back.

Fri Oct 14, 08:02:00 AM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Ow, Bucky, that sounds really painful.

Fri Oct 14, 09:13:00 AM  
Blogger Effie said...

This monkey business is makin' me worried...what was she tryin to say? Shakin' the monkey off her back?

Anyways--Happy Friday!!

Fri Oct 14, 02:20:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Effie, I guess we'll never know. Cuz I ain't askin' her! :-)

You have a groovy Friday.

Fri Oct 14, 02:40:00 PM  
Blogger JessicaRabbit said...

Really you people are just obsessed with monkeys.

Face it, you all are closet lesbians.

Who wants my number?


Fri Oct 14, 10:36:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

So, Jess, get any requests for your number yet?

Sat Oct 15, 08:10:00 AM  
Blogger Momentarily_Distracted said...

I figured it out.
She had a container of those little plastic "barrel of monkeys" and one of them got lodged in her back while she was doing only God knows what and this gentleman was kind enough to remove it.

This theory is sick but effective.
And, damn it, it works. :oP

Tue Oct 18, 02:28:00 AM  
Blogger Squirl said...

MD, sick yet effective. Isn't that just what the doctor ordered?

Tue Oct 18, 10:16:00 AM  

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