June 10th, 2007


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Discussion (5)¬

  1. The perfect closing statement to a conversation: “Look out for dangerous vegetables.” I might even start saying, “Thank you, sir, for saving me from the evil squash” on a regular basis. : )

  2. Fixer-Wolfie says:

    “The world’s youngest hag” Sounds like a strange circus side-show exhibit or some strange reality-tv show… ‘This week on The World’s Youngest Hag(s), our contestants must re-attach some poor persons limbs! If the limb goes mad and kills its owner, that hag is out of the running, even though that’s up to random chance.’ XD

  3. […] Vernon seems to has a bit of a problem illustrating human faces. They tend to look lumpy and mushy. There’s a scene where the Hag, who functions as the local doctor, asks Digger whether […]

  4. Lord the 22nd says:

    Fixer, you’ve just reminded me of another Discworld joke. One of the characters was a former circus side-show star, and she was among other attractions on a sign she kept in her house. One of the lines on the sign read ‘See the Egress!’ It was really just there to keep people moving through the show. Look up the meaning of the word to find out why it’s funny.

  5. Maarvarq says:

    The “egress” joke is not a Pratchett original, alas, but lifted from P.T. Barnum. Terry knows which jokes are worthy of re-telling 🙂