Vices we love: Happy Jew Year

Monday, September 25, 2006

Happy Jew Year

As part of the festivities, I wanted to see how long I could go in London with a kippah on my head without an asskicking. 36 hours. Well it could have been longer actually, but after the ever-polite British gentleman warned me that he overheard the lads in the doorway of the Syrian association "saying some very rude things", I wussed out. Wussed out!

In other news, I spent four hours in shul yesterday. FOUR. I'm done for this decade.

In still other news, Olehgirl became the first socialist Republican in modern history. I have the honor of being the first snarky Independent.

My options, as of this writing are:

-Get on the dole with the British welfare system. This is appealing, as welfare is the sole attainable goal left in most Western societies.
-Hook up with a private Christian school in Cairo, so that I may finally become a persecuted minority among persecuted minorities who, were they in the majority, would be my persecutors.
-Teach army recruits in Saudi Arabia. Oy, tempting.
-A private language school in Istanbul. Just the phrase "private language school" gives me the warm fuzzies.

I want to close this entry by giving hope to psychotics who snapped while on LSD and never recovered. While the full document I recieved will be scanned for your pleasure, an excerpt from the advertising copy reads:

"There are those media types who pride themselves on their penchant for Thinking Outside The Box. At ThamesPath PFC we dare ask Why a box and not a whippet or a pair of orthopaedic wellingtons?"

Why indeed?


Blogger peemil said...

"I want to close this entry by giving hope to psychotics who snapped while on LSD and never recovered."

Why not come and join us here? It's quite a view. You can see all the way to the sea.

12:10 PM  
Blogger asiatown77 said...

I just might son.

9:10 PM  
Blogger Naphtali said...

so what do you teach? there are a lot of jobs in k. for experienced teachers. but i thought you were off to israel?
thanks for your comments on my posting. hopefully someday i will be one of the cool kids as well.

3:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love your blog, which I linked to from I plan to make this a daily read. Best regards from Texas, Lynne

5:40 PM  

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