inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #76 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Wed 21 Nov 01 17:59
    
eversed herself Ruthlessly, in effect negating herself, in pri-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #77 of 272: figment of her own imagination (johannabobrow) Mon 26 Nov 01 15:16
    
mate-like willfulness.  Sickening, she then reverted to writing lo
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #78 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Tue 27 Nov 01 15:47
    
st-puppy flyers and Romance Novels for a liv-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #79 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Tue 27 Nov 01 18:50
    
ing, and hiring a healthy Double to sit in on the Supreme Court
sessions.  This arrangement worked beautifully, until t-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #80 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Wed 28 Nov 01 04:44
    
omorrow, when reality reverses itself and she st-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #81 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Wed 28 Nov 01 09:15
    
uttered between tenses, sometimes There Then, sometimes Here Now.  Now
she was here, at the candy store, signing an-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #82 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Wed 28 Nov 01 14:35
    
agrams, then she nags a singing ram, after which she sang "Am A Raging
Sin", the classic torch-bearer song of the Naughty Girl Olympics. But
that was all after the fac-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #83 of 272: double-axled haywains and Harpo Marx going honk-honk (lioness) Sat 1 Dec 01 21:43
    
totum immemorial, the Eternal Butler, took her hat and coat and would not
give them back.

"But I need them for the per-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #84 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Sat 1 Dec 01 22:22
    
fection of my existance!" she zenned, and promptly forgot them in her
sudden oneness with the uni-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #85 of 272: David Gans (tnf) Sun 2 Dec 01 11:49
    
formed security guard who insisted on examining the contents of her tra-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #86 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Mon 3 Dec 01 15:22
    
shy underwear drawer and getting into an in-depth examination of her
most controversial positions.

She tried to abstain, but that was quickly vetoed by the immoral ma-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #87 of 272: double-axled haywains and Harpo Marx going honk-honk (lioness) Mon 3 Dec 01 15:56
    
hout, who had assumed the title and role of First Sockpuppet of the United
States, and was attempting to expunge abstention, absinthe, Absorbine Jr.,
and other things starting with the letters "ab".

It was all because of that traumatic incident with the boi-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #88 of 272: David Gans (tnf) Mon 3 Dec 01 16:44
    
ling cauldron of cioppino (plus some, uh, unauthorized herbs), wh-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #89 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Mon 3 Dec 01 18:32
    
istling Dixie, and Dixie's husband coming home ear-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #90 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Tue 4 Dec 01 11:50
    
ly with a bucket of clams which the young Sockpuppet-to-be *knew*
Dixie had already put in the cauldron.  Sockpuppet, who was only nine
at the time, and had never before seen time bend, had always remembered
Dixie saying, "Oh, Georgie, dear, don't worry, there's two sides to
everything -- it's the A-B pattern of the universe, you see."  The
whole incident had done a slow burn on his psyche, until one day, while
dre-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #91 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Tue 4 Dec 01 13:36
    
ad-locking his bicycle to the postman, for fear of theft, he fell to
the ground pointing at each foot in turn screaming, "Sock!" "Puppet!"
"Sock!" "Puppet!" and then at passersby, "Sock!" "Puppet!" until two
identical nice men in the white coats came and he shouted and pointed
"Sock!" "Puppet!" at them until they fell down laughing and the postman
laughed and the bicycle laughed and they all laughed and they were
laughing at him at him "Aaaaaaaaaarrrrrrggggghhhhh...."

Anyway, that's one story of how he came to be known as "S-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #92 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Tue 4 Dec 01 13:51
    
ockpuppet" and to have such an aversion to words beginning with "ab-".
 His handlers le-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #93 of 272: David Gans (tnf) Tue 4 Dec 01 14:36
    
ft no stone unturned in covering up this debacle before his can-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #94 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Tue 4 Dec 01 14:51
    
dor waxed; silenced, he became wan and thi-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #95 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Tue 4 Dec 01 15:54
    
nkish -- if there is such a thing.  Gazing at his navel, he as-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #96 of 272: David Gans (tnf) Tue 4 Dec 01 17:40
    
sumed the po-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #97 of 272: repatriated serpent (mpk) Wed 5 Dec 01 03:42
    
sition of gratitude that people are just writing a line rather than an e-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #98 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Wed 5 Dec 01 09:26
    
pistle, since Channeling For The American People takes in-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #99 of 272: David Gans (tnf) Wed 5 Dec 01 18:54
    
credible amounts of patience.  You have to choose your w-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #100 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Thu 6 Dec 01 09:42
    
hereabouts carefully, and have an undisclosed location to g-
  

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