A Mischief Of Magpies

If the Sun were the size of a beach ball then Jupiter would be the size of a golf ball and a Mischief of Magpies would be as small as a pea.

Friday, January 27, 2006

A Priest, a Rabbi, and a Goat Walk Into a Bar...

President Bush's advisors were delivering their daily briefing on the status on the war in Iraq.

"Unfortunately, Sir, today there were three Brazilian soldiers killed in Iraq," they say.

The President unleashes an unusual torrent of emotion. "That's terrible," he cries out. "How can that happen? Just yesterday we were doing so good! How did this happen? Somebody, tell me how this happened!" he demanded.

His aides looked to each other nervously, unsure of this outburst and with no idea what to make of it. Suddenly, President Bush's eyebrows furrow together, and he stares at the ceiling a moment before speaking:

"Exactly how many IS a brazillion, anyway?"

-K.