Saturday, January 19, 2008

To "blunt" someone

[I snuck up behind Laura to tickle her while she was working the menus on the Nintendo Wii and she spun around holding the Nintendo Wii remote...]

Laura: "You better watch out, I have a blunt instrument and I'm going to, uh, ... blunt you!"
Jack: "There's no such verb 'to blunt someone'."
Laura: "Yeah, that's what you'll be telling yourself when you're lying on the floor!"

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Don't be stupid

[I was about to cut Laura a piece of chocolate cake ...]

Jack: "How big a piece do you want?"

Laura: "Surprise me." (And then she added, "But don't be stupid.")

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Kicking water

[After being amazed by the water acrobatics of the Cirque Du Soleil show "O":]

Laura: "It's a good thing I didn't choreograph that show. Or there would be a lot of people standing around kicking water..."