Saturday, April 19, 2008

The following are for chumps

  • Marking papers
  • Studying for an oral exam
  • Trying to mark papers and study for an oral exam at the same time
  • Spiders
  • People who think that "have" can be substituted with "of"
  • Working on a Saturday night
  • Nobody else being home on a Saturday night
  • Seriously, spiders are for chumps (I still haven't recovered from the shock that was the Pantie Spider)
  • Allergies
  • No more guacamole
  • Snow in April on the West Coast making the flowers outside look all sad and droopy
  • Being grumpy
  • The cut on my lip
  • My railroad-train pyjamas. I hate my railroad-train pyjamas!*
  • The fact that I don't get to play with kittens

* Whoever identifies the reference first will be declared "not a chump."


Marc said...

I couldn't of figured out the answer to the railroad-train pyjamas reference in a million years.


Queen of West Procrastination said...

Oh, you're just trying to get me to call you a chump!

Anonymous said...

You are not Alexander so I don't see you running away to Australia (that is too far away for us to see you often enough and besides these are the people who black-listed us because of "killer" avalanches, forest fires and bears but think nothing of swimming with sharks - they're obviously chumps).
We're praying for you and hope that you will find encouragement and strength in your faith to get you through all this chump stuff. Remember that you are more than a conqueror. And you are loved no matter what just because you are you and you are very important to us.

DC Power said...
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DC Power said...

I think Marnie wins for identifying the reference to the railroad-train pyjamas. I had to use Google to find it.

Also Mary, after I read your blog, I saw the email about the list of problems Sis. Anna S. has. Your list seems to pale in comparison.

Love you, love you. Dad.

Queen of West Procrastination said...

Okay, fine. Anna's problems are very much more for chumps than mine are. I was just feeling complainy.

I'm glad that you all love me so much.

Also: Marnie (my Mother-in-Law) is officially Not a Chump! Hooray!

Marc said...

Good. I suddenly remembered my comment and hoped that you "got" it. You did.

I can't find an antonym for "chump" at But did you know that according to Roget's Thesaurus "chump" is a synonym for "chump"?

Is it fair to say that Roget's Thesaurus is for chumps based simply on that? Or does it's usefulness redeem it?

Anonymous said...

someone beat me to it!

That's it. I'm moving to australia.

Marc said...

Shoot. It seems that I'm the chump: "it's" for a possessive? For shaaaaaame!

trillwing said...

Damn. Too late. I totally knew the RR train PJs reference. I practically can't think of pajamas without thinking about RR train pajamas.