Monthly Archives: March 2006

Whoooooo’s Not Evil?

Also from the same evening, this is a little game I like to play called “Who’s Not Evil?”

Not evil!

There are varying degrees of evil in this photo, but it’s ok, see, because E is wearing magical armwarmers.

Dropsy like it’s hot

You know what I like? Old-timey medical names. I’ve always liked to throw in “rickets” when I don’t know the word I mean. C’mon. Remember that Johnny Socko song “If I Didn’t Have a Goiter”?

So while reading Stiff: the curious lives of human cadavers, I ran across a footnote that made me giggle (p. 226). Ready?







Hectic fever

Roach, Mary. (2003). Stiff: the curious lives of human cadavers. W.W. Norton & Co: New York.