But then, on the other hand, my ancestors used to kill the Irish. So maybe it wouldn’t have been so cool then.
In one of Gary Larson’s old “Far Side” cartoons, you’re on a Viking longship looking toward its bow, beyond which is a (probably Irish) village on the distant shore. The leader is addressing his oarsmen/warriors. “All right,” he says. “Let me run through the plan one more time: Rape, pillage, burn, murder. You think you morons can handle that?”
But enough of such pleasantries.
Down to the serious stuff:
(Thanks for that one, I believe, to Chad McCrary.)
(And, for the one just above, my thanks to April Jo Perez, who found it on line, apparently, with this comment beneath it: “This makes me wish my truck were a diesel. I can always get more minions, but I only have two arms and two legs.”)
Incidentally, does everybody out there realize that the opinions expressed on this blog are my own, and do not necessarily represent those of Brigham Young University, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, UNICEF, the ‘Abbasid Dynasty, the Illuminati, the Magic Kingdom, the Trilateral Commission, or my friends in the leadership of Mordor? Nobody’s raised the issue yet, but just in case there’s a misunderstanding . . .