Wednesday, October 10, 2007

curiouser & curiouser

you might not expect a dairy products warehouse to be one of the cultural outposts of educated cynicism ... but as i approached a slightly cross-eyed young polish forklift driver whilst making a delivery to a refrigerated warehouse near woking, he greeted me thus ...

"good morning, oedipus !"

... which he pronounced oy-dip-uss

i pointed out that i am neither clever nor blind ... yet