QOTY? Maybe not.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Apr 18 16:14:50 UTC 2014

Kevin Fallon, Daily Beast:

"'The writer of the Lonely Planet travel guide to Iceland ... says he’s
spent countless hours trying to explain the aurora borealis. 'It’s
indescribable,' he says. It would be hard to argue with that, were it not
for the group of British students gazing at the lights a few feet away, one
of whom has his own summation: 'It looks like god farted.'"

Note l.c. "god," now common but pretty dumb when you consider that it
functions like a proper name regardless.


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