A couple of weeks ago, the Florida GOP scolded Rep. Scott Randolph (D-Orlando) when he used the word “uterus” on the statehouse floor. We at Mother Jones couldn’t figure out what was wrong with the word, and why it wasn’t deemed worthy for public. So Jen Phillips begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting penned a limerick in response, calling on readers to post their own reactions to the Florida GOP’s buffoonery. Here are some of our [Mother Jones’] favorites. The first one’s from Jen:
It did not take nearly as long as Cyprian would have wished. He had grown fond over the years of preliminaries but now was able to get in no more than a few trailing tongue-kisses, a quick electrifying blink or two from his long eyelashes to the underside of the heated organ before hearing…
“Casas enfiladas, casas enfiladas,
Cuadrados, cuadrados, cuadrados.
Las gentes ya tienen el alma cuadrada,
ideas en fila
y angulo en la espalda.
Yo misma he vertido ayer una lagrima,
Dios mio, cuadrad.”—"Cuadrados Y Angulos", Alfonsina Storni
A woman named Rosalyn came in this evening with interesting information from a bookstore in a very isolated town south of Juneau, Alaska. A bookstore owner told her she had modeled their store off of ours, which helped Rosalyn understand her terrible case of deja vu.
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