Cheat-Seeking Missles

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Happy As A Drunk Donkey Eating Figs

A wonderful Thanksgiving is winding down into a pleasant evening of conversation. The contentment level is so high I'm feeling almost like Chrysippus.

He, I just found out, was a Greek philosopher who reputedly died of laughter after watching his drunken donkey attempt to eat figs. Sounds like a a fine way to go.

For more deaths down through the centuries, as bizarre as Chrysippus' -- most of them vaguely humorous, but a few sickeningly upsetting -- click here.