What a (Kitchen) Tool!
"Cars on the highway, planes in the air
Everyone else is going somewhere
But I’m going nowhere, getting there too
I might as well just sink down with you
- Fountains of Wayne
Glug glug. Why so glum chum? Not glum, in fact, ebullient that the summer heat is almost over and I'm taking scuba and spear-fishing lessons for a trip to Baku in November. With any luck I will bag one of those elusive Caspian Tigerfish -- ha tah!
Today's Funtastic Thursday clambake of merriment is the third and probably final crossword puzzle for a while. These are hard to make! My brain box hurts a little and I think that the crossword-making area is depleted. I'm depleted! Oh well, on to other 'tastic pursuits. You will note that my new mastery of Photoshop has allowed for the return of some of our mystery friends. ...
This puzzle asks the perennial question, 'What kind of tool are you?' Today's theme is kitchen tools -- anything from a spoon to an electric cannoli stuffer. There are a few that might be called mythical kitchen tools, so hang 10 on this one. For example, even if PorkForks and Hasenpfeffer-izers don't exist now, I'd like to think they will in some shining future.
Today's prize? My manservant and scuba instructor Adobo Karilli will fashion an origami likeness of you -- under water! Or a box of Cuatro Carne Fiesta Hot Pockets, the new 'meat party in a pastry' with four kinds of 'meat.' One of the ingredients is 'mechanically separated woodland creature.' Go boldly. Go boldly into that dark night of the microwaved soul.
I entered into unknowing,
yet when I saw myself there,
without knowing where I was,
I understood great things;
I will not say what I felt
for I remained in unknowing
transcending all knowledge
Extra points if you can tell me the source of the poem and what level of Hell I will be flung into for juxtaposing it with Satan's pouch of rue.