For two years now, Tam has called the big, black-and-yellow spiders that spin large and stereotypical webs, finished off with a heavy-threaded scrawl that looks like a vertical cursive signature "Writing Spiders;" for two years now, I have been hearing it as "Riding Spiders." Look, they're pretty big but they're not quite large enough for saddles.
Watching TV the other day, with commercial breaks in which calcium supplement ads are followed by B0neva ads, followed in turn by Ci@lis and V!agra ads, it struck me: gettin' old is allll about "bone loss." In one sense or another.
I guess that explains those ads where the Happy Couple are in side-by-side bathtubs, then?
Alternate History: The Hapsburgs vs. the McCoys. Oh, you'd read it!
T. R. MCELROY'S STREAMLINED TELEGRAPH KEYS
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