Blog Junky
a group blog for the political omnivore (objective and equitable)


Friday, August 08, 2003  

Boo fricken Hoo

In other news:
ODOR AS CULTURE, ODOR AS PUBLIC NUISANCE
In February, Mr. Chirac explained it thus: "An unwashed body gives to life, as to the world, flavour, sense and beauty."
Contrast that with a recent comment by Britain's Secretary of State for Health, Alan Milburn: "The UK has some of the cleanest bodies in the world. We find it makes everyone get along a little bit better, especially given the recent heatwave."

posted by Calvin | 3:17 PM

Comments: Post a Comment
links
quotes
"The fanatic, animated by hate, seems to me terrifying. A self-satisfied mankind fills me with horror."
Raymond Aron, Forward, The Opium of the Intellectuals

"Men admired as profound philosophers gravely asserted that all animals, and with them the human species, degenerate in America -- that even dogs cease to bark after having breathed awhile in our atmosphere." - Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist Papers

"Socialist individualists of the world unite!
You have nothing to lose but your chains
and a whole world to win!
Perry de Havilland, Samizdata.net

"Dogmatic overgeneralizations are useless!
Except for that one."

James Lileks, The Daily Bleat
archives