Month: July 2007

  • Dirty Harry

    The story is about a boy who lives in a cupboard (i.e. “in the closet”). His Aunt and Uncle are ashamed of him because his parents were quite eccentric (i.e. “flaming”) and they are deeply concerned and afraid that he will turn out just like them. On his 11th birthday (i.e. roughly at the onset…

  • The wings are not on fire

    The wings are not on fire (How to turn contraposition upside down) A Captain and the First Officer are whistling idly in an aeroplane cockpit. They are obviously very bored. C: You know what… FO: What? (The Captain picks up a microphone.) C: (over intercom) “Hello, this is your Captain speaking. There is absolutely no…