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Ask a Drunk will remain dormant until such time as I claim the insurance money. After that it will reopen under a slightly different name.

Matt (Matt), Monday, 8 November 2004 14:37 (seventeen years ago) link

A Drunk Ska? A Rad Skunk? Rank a Dusk? Ask an Kurd? Dakar Sunk? Ask Darn UK? What??

Michael White (Hereward), Monday, 8 November 2004 16:39 (seventeen years ago) link

Interrogate an Inebrate?

(Waddiya think, Jacob?)

JB's silence is rivaled only by that of Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) who coined the term "ask a drunk" and whose non-participation can be attributed to the fact that he is quite dead. Jacob, apparently, is too immersed in his studies and a large bag of potato chips to be bothered with silliness such as this.

Zen Clown (Zen Clown), Monday, 8 November 2004 17:59 (seventeen years ago) link

Inebriate, I think would jibe better with the conventions of proper English, but perhaps Zen's is an intentional attempt at writing the Drunkish word.

Michael White (Hereward), Monday, 8 November 2004 18:35 (seventeen years ago) link

I like "inebriate". It helps to distinguish us from all those ebriates out there.

Aimless (Aimless), Monday, 8 November 2004 18:39 (seventeen years ago) link

Of course I meant "inebriate". I should never have attempted to post here while caffinated. I will correct that condition forthwith.

*blushes furiously*

Zen Clown (Zen Clown), Monday, 8 November 2004 19:21 (seventeen years ago) link

I was thinking wistfully of our number swelling, and hoped it might be Ask Several Drunks.

Matt (Matt), Tuesday, 9 November 2004 09:17 (seventeen years ago) link

Well, Matthew, I certainly share your longing but I can't help but notice, *folds arms and assumes paternal counternance*, that while we Yanks have more or less maintained our ranks, Her Majesty's troops have, sadly, diminished in number resulting in a tragic deficit. Where is that indefatigable British Spirit?

I came here dying of thirst and who gave me water? The Brits! I stood on the beach at Dunkirk and who strapped buckets to their feet and walked across the channel to rescue me? The Brits! Who invented a clock that enabled seagoers to seek out strange new worlds and new civilizations without falling off of the edge? A Brit! Who rallied the British nation to follow an insane American warmonger to invade a small defenseless country and...well...nevermind that one. Who fills the stands to watch a cricket match, a game that the majority of the world finds totally pointless? The Brits!

I could go on and on if I could think of anything. You see? I am at my "wit's end" as it were, whereas someone like Rex could pick up these thoughts and run towards that infinite horizon known to lessor minds as "British Humor".

Rally your countrymen, Matthew. Ask a Drunk is assembled on the shore of a literary Dunkirk and instead of Hitler's army, it is apathy and mediocrity that approach from the east.

RALLY, you Brits! Rally in the name of England and the Queen! Remember the immortal words of Winston Churchill..."We have nothing to fear but sobriety..."

Zen Clown (Zen Clown), Tuesday, 9 November 2004 12:12 (seventeen years ago) link

I see you have lost interest in the blog already, Zen. Maybe if it had breasts...

Aimless (Aimless), Wednesday, 10 November 2004 20:22 (seventeen years ago) link

I'm working on that.

I, like Al Capp, like breasts. Big ones.

Oh, and Bob Dylan.

Breasts and Bob Dylan.

The very thought causes quivers.

Zen Clown (Zen Clown), Wednesday, 10 November 2004 21:21 (seventeen years ago) link

seven months pass...
Zen's blog never did acquire breasts. Pity.

Aimless (Aimless), Saturday, 18 June 2005 04:19 (sixteen years ago) link

It's better this way. From what I gather Zen tips over quite regularly just from drinks. Imagine his state with huge breasts on his blog!

MSW (MSW), Monday, 20 June 2005 13:16 (sixteen years ago) link

I dunno, would Missouri really be all that different?

M. White (Miguelito), Monday, 20 June 2005 17:34 (sixteen years ago) link

They might have known more than they claim to know, which in turn, would have made them so very different. Every braggart would be claiming they are from Missouri.

MSW (MSW), Tuesday, 21 June 2005 21:04 (sixteen years ago) link

four years pass...

The more things change, the more confused I get, which represents a kind of stability, I suppose.

Aimless, Wednesday, 10 February 2010 04:06 (eleven years ago) link

four months pass...

A pleasurable, positive inertia, of sorts

matt, Saturday, 12 June 2010 23:37 (eleven years ago) link

three weeks pass...

Yay to incessant posting of inane, asinine utterances of idiocy! Drunk history is the Best! See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hK3ZyA5mC30&feature=fvw Personally, I'm looking forward to the drunk history of the enema because I know it's something that we all want to learn more about.

Vicbowling, Thursday, 8 July 2010 22:57 (eleven years ago) link

time passes slow on the plush stools of ormskirk. zen clown, sue denim, dude, linskey: i'll gather a few laurel leaves to cast upon the wind. (sorry, it's the curry.)

etc, etc, hurley

hurley, Sunday, 18 July 2010 11:41 (eleven years ago) link

three months pass...

korma chameleon

etc

matt, Thursday, 21 October 2010 22:14 (eleven years ago) link

three months pass...

Careful, the beast within quivers and snores loudly.

I used to be Dude Steel (OldPoster), Thursday, 3 February 2011 22:55 (ten years ago) link

*Hiccup*

Le mépris vient de la tête, la haine vient du cœur (Michael White), Thursday, 3 February 2011 23:12 (ten years ago) link

You had better have a drink for that Hiccup.

I used to be Dude Steel (OldPoster), Saturday, 5 February 2011 02:03 (ten years ago) link

We traditionalists spell it: hiccough. The reasons for this are lost in the mists of time, but dammit, traditions must be honored! That is why I am drinking this bumper of mead.

Aimless, Saturday, 5 February 2011 02:07 (ten years ago) link

Is that a '57 Buick bumper?

That's a lot of mead, but I'm sure you are up to the challenge!

I used to be Dude Steel (OldPoster), Saturday, 5 February 2011 16:12 (ten years ago) link

..... and since you are drinking mead .... wouldn't it be "lost in the mysts of tyme"?

I used to be Dude Steel (OldPoster), Saturday, 5 February 2011 16:14 (ten years ago) link


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