This week’s Patron of the Week comes from the Land of the Puritans.
Please say hello to Mrs. I-Just-Wanted-To-Let-You-Know-These-Audiobooks-I’m-Donating-Use-Curse-Words.
On Thursday, a woman stopped by the library to donate a bag of audiobooks. She left, but then returned a minute later to whisper the following warning to our circulation librarian:
“I just wanted to let you know: There’s cursing on some of those, especially the James Patterson. You might want to warn people because if they’re listening to one and driving down the road, they might be shocked and it could cause an accident.”
I just hope that she didn’t donate this audiobook:
It might cause both Democrats and Republicans to have an accident, at least the ones who haven’t listened to Molly Ivins or P.J. O’Rourke. Just listen to these two samples culled from April Winchell’s blog post on the subject:
At the least, I would think it would make someone’s hair curl.
And, of course, if this
happened, that would be enough to make anyone’s hair to curl.
My hairs are just twitching at the sight of that, and I think I’d do some cursing myself if it did happen.
To those of you who subscribe to Unfinished Rambler in a feed, we will be merging our feeds into one as of Friday, Oct. 1. That feed can be found here on FeedBurner. Please make the switch to get both sides of this blog: the serious and the well, the not-so-serious.