Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Funny is ...
Good: cretin, bedwetter, malcontent, ne'er-do-well
Bad: jerk, poop-head, IRS agent, politician, lawyer
Good: waz, drool, absquatulate, bloviate
Bad: run, jump, announce, adjudicate
Good: spunky, fresh-faced, soulless, insouciant, verdant
Bad: pimply, squeamish, mild-mannered, benign, woody
Good: zoinks, egad, begorrah, narf, great Xerxes' ham
Bad: any cuss word, phooey, hakuna matata, dadgum, baloney
As a clear illustration of these basic blogging facts, consider the following Mad-style lib. Try filling in the blanks with words recognized as "bad" and then go through it again using the words recognized as "good".
I went to my doctor the other day. Man, that guy is a real (adjective) (noun) . I went in for him to (verb) on me, but all he did was give me a bill for $823.74. I could only yell, (interjection) .
The difference is quite noticeable, don't you think?
Posted by Daniel