Saturday, August 30, 2008

Of Jibblies, Nibblies, and Clanks in the Knight


From ghoulies and ghosties

And long-leggedy beasties

And things that go bump in the night,

Good Lord, deliver us!
~Scottish Prayer

Seeing as how I am about one-quarter Scottish, I chose to take a wee bit of inspiration from the famous Scottish Prayer (above), and talk of Jibblies and Nibblies, and playlists and blogspots, and things that go Clank in the Knight. Jibblies (Em's invented word), as you are aware, are sort of like having the "heebie-jeebies"; Nibblies are cute little nibbling creatures or tiny bursts of blog comments; and Clanks in the Knight are what happens to Don Quixote, aka Niggle or Zaphod, now that he has hemochromatosis. Instead of tilting at windmills, our Knight in rusting armor tilts at (or away from) 14 gauge needles.

(To Be Continued)

4 comments:

Katscratchme said...

Thanks for the jibblies nod.. but really, I can't claim the fame of coming up with that word... It's from a cartoon I saw on the internet a few years ago... If anyone wants to watch it....

http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail133.html

Chris said...

And don't forget about the Trouble with Tribbles.

Rebecca said...

too funny! I hope your bed isn't tilting to one side with dad slowly turning into an iron statue...

Zaphod said...

The only thing that "clanks" in the night is the Helmet of Mambrino. It keeps falling off the knight-stand.