Friday May 2, 2008

Moose and Jelly

"As soon as I buy the moose head, I have to go pick up some KY jelly."  (An actual sentence spoken aloud in the wild, as recounted in this post—thanks to Deanna Hoak for pointing it out to me.)

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Before I clicked, I kinda thought it was going to turn out to have been Moosehead, rather than a moose head. O me of little faith! I was happy to be wrong.

Posted by: Q. Pheevr at May 2, 2008 3:29:12 PM

Because I can't help myself:

"oh ye of little faith": 44,800 gHits
"oh me of little faith": 10,200 gHits
"oh we of little faith": 1,020 gHits
"oh he of little faith": 814 gHits
"oh she of little faith": 184 gHits

The numbers are different (and lower) for "O X of little faith", but the ranking is the same.

Posted by: The Tensor at May 2, 2008 6:21:50 PM

Ha! that's hilarious and I've added it to my random quote.

Posted by: EFL Geek at May 3, 2008 3:33:33 AM

The thing is that, even before clicking, I immediately thought, "Oh, I bet she works as..." and was right. I'm not sure if that's good or bad.

Posted by: Lance at May 3, 2008 9:22:26 PM

I'm glad it amused you. There's something about a moose head that just lends itself to comedy.

Posted by: Mary Robinette Kowal at May 4, 2008 8:36:17 PM

Huh. IO always thought it was "oh ye have little faith"

Posted by: The Wife at May 5, 2008 4:32:17 PM