Friday, January 22, 2010

Get To De CHOPPAH!!!

I have a confession to make.

It isn't about me, so I don't feel that bad revealing this, but maybe I should.

Today, someone dear to me, someone educated, fairly movie savvy and politically minded, let slip a misunderstanding that had apprently never come up before.

He, or she, since they were a kid, and until a few hours ago, had fully assumed that Arnold Schwarzenegger was Australian.

Rolling in laughter ensued. Tears, shortness of breath, images of the Governator wrestling crocs and boxing kangaroos. The word "G'Day" as spoken with an Austrian accent...

This was possibly the highlight of my week, hell, month!

Apart from that, not a lot to report. My arm is slowly getting some flexibility back, and with it an intense amount of pain as ill-used muscles start to get used again (OIL CAN!) and tonight is my last night of working the graveyard shift at the Pocatello Walgreens.

After that, it's Maine time, baby!


sally apokedak said...

I came over from the blue boards. This made me laugh.



Jonathon Arntson said...


Hey, good news about Walgreens, are they hiring?


Steve at Random said...

I think part of this story is a joke from the start of the movie "Dumb and Dumber." Actually, though, there are a lot of slips ups if you actually listen to what people are saying...especially when they go reaching beyond their comfort zone, such as in a job interview or when they are making a presentation. Good luck with your move to Maine. That's near Austria, California or Australia...I can't remember which.

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Kristopher and Crew said...

Thanks Sally! It made me laugh too. Cracked me up.

Good point, Steve and thanks! We're already planning to stop by you when we come out and get the dogs!

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