Esoteria

17 Dec

The difference between the Lobster and all the other fish in the sea is that you can never cry quite the same way with anyone else.

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11 Responses to “Esoteria”

  1. aneela December 17, 2008 at 5:07 am #

    and FRIENDS doesnt make you part of public culture as they did for for lobsters eh…sigh what does a shrimp do to get a a decent publicity rep out there.

  2. Orange Jammies December 17, 2008 at 8:58 am #

    aneela: It uncurls its toes.

  3. grimescene December 17, 2008 at 10:19 am #

    And because they are Crustaceans…and provide the fishing industry with $1.8 Billion every year… and they are gnarly and clawy…and have hard exoskeletons which provide a impersonal and cold facade to their warm (and very tasty) souls within… Yum.

  4. aneela December 17, 2008 at 10:27 am #

    Umm could you forward this info:
    *The Asia Society New York presents a special Live Webcast:
    > *
    > *_Understanding the Mumbai Attacks_**
    >
    > *A discussion with *Salman Rushdie*, *Suketu Mehta*, *Mira Kamdar*,
    > and ABC NEWS anchor *Dan Harris* (moderator)
    >
    > Wednesday, December 17, 6:30pm – 8:00 pm New York time
    > *Thursday, December 18, 10.30am – 12.00 noon Australian EST*
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > The link to the webcast will appear on the home page at
    > _www.asiasociety.org_ 5 minutes before the start of the event.
    >
    > There is no cost to watch and no registration necessary. Online
    > viewers are encouraged to send questions to _moderator@asiasociety.org
    > _
    >
    > /If you cannot watch live, this event will be available On Demand, on
    > AsiaSociety.org
    > on Thursday Dec 18.
    >
    >

  5. Nino's Mum December 17, 2008 at 10:45 am #

    I give up my feeble attempts at being all smart when I’m all barf. I’m on a diet: all veggies – and I’m missing my meat and fish. What lobsters and the fish do have in common is that I want them bad, and I want them now 😦

  6. CrazyDiamond December 17, 2008 at 11:38 am #

    poor “other” fish

  7. wordjunkie December 17, 2008 at 3:15 pm #

    And where does that leave the crab?

  8. dipali December 18, 2008 at 11:04 pm #

    Missing my lobster already(:
    (He’ll be back tomorrow-why am I being a Drama Queen?)

  9. Orange Jammies December 19, 2008 at 1:31 am #

    grimescene: I’m going to sigh. I’m sighing now. See?

    aneela: It’s up here for everyone (or the 3 and a half people who read this blog) to see.

    Nino’s Mum: What kind of diet is this? Are you trying to cut out protein as well?

    CrazyDiamond: I know. They’ll never be deafened.

    wordjunkie: Shuffling sideways out of the picture.

    dipali: Because it’s fun!

  10. Nino's Mum December 19, 2008 at 12:12 pm #

    😦 I’m on a forced diet – I’ve been told to go vegan or die of colitis – eventually (had to add that last bit: I’m too melodramatic for my own good!)

  11. Orange Jammies December 21, 2008 at 12:54 am #

    Nino’s Mum: Ouch! I’d be clutching my deathbed by now if any food at all was taken away from me. Ask the India Helps team. They were witness to a phirni-related panic attack this afternoon. 😉

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