Friday, September 4, 2009
Character of the Week: shy!
I'd like to introduce this week's Character of the week: shy!
(Note: shy has requested this be in an interview format. We're happy to comply.)
CIC: shy, please tell us about yourself. We've noticed you only speak in quotations. Why is that?
shy: "It's such a pleasure to write down splendid words - almost as though one were inventing them." ~Rupert Hart-Davis
CIC: That's very nice. So, when did you first begin to....
shy: "Quotations will tell the full measure of meaning, if you have enough of them." ~James Murray
CIC: I see. But tell us....
shy: "Somewhere in the world there is an epigram for every dilemma." ~Hendrik Willem van Loon
CIC: Yes. Well, we'd also like to know abit about you, Shy. How did you....
shy: "A proper collection of quotations is the whole world digested." ~Emma Racine deFleur
CIC: Well, that's.......lovely. So, when did you...
shy: "A quotation at the right moment is like bread in a famine." ~Talmud
CIC: I see. Are you hungry by any chance? I have some crackers around here, somewhere...
shy: "There is a lot more juice in grapefruit than meets the eye. " ~Author Unknown
shy: "High-tech tomatoes. Mysterious milk. Supersquash. Are we supposed to eat this stuff? Or is it going to eat us?" ~Annita Manning
CIC: Okay, then. Well, how about we open this up to everyone. Any last words for us, shy?
shy: "Do vegetarians eat animal crackers?" ~Author Unknown
CIC: Alrighty then. shy, thank you so much for being our character of the week. It should be a very interesting day. Thank you!
shy has requested that folks share their favorite quotes with him. He is always interested in new quotations, and he feels you may know some very good ones!