Friday, June 6, 2014

Hump Day

Did you know that every Wednesday is considered Hump Day?

I knew it before working in my current classroom, but now, I really, really know it.

On Wednesdays, the teacher I aide, Ms.Pam, explains how Hump Day works.

Sometimes she even draws a picture of something she says is a camel.

When she gets to the crucial "hump" part of her phallic brontosaurus, she slows her drawing hand way down.

Then she writes "Hump Day" under her camel, and everybody cheers.

I used to cheer too, back in the first part of the year. But after so many Wednesdays, I guess the thrill is a little bit gone.

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  1. Poor Ms Pam wishing her life away and teaching everyone else to do it too, "Cha-chong" her cry of despair. Please resist her entreaties as an oddly wired agent of the reaper.

    Could hump day be curly fry day instead? That way everyone still dies a bit quicker and you don't have to endure the camel picture.

    I loved the detail of her steadying herself. However, I really love that despite where you thoughts take you, you remain fundamentally kind to this strange, challenging woman who would drive me absolutely nuts.

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    1. Thank you for a great comment Esme! i really appreciate it, as I have just been flinging blog poo at the wall in hopes that something sticks, and it cheers me to think you might still get a kick out of it

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  2. Please no. Not Every wednesday. This is horrendous. I am so sorry. (hilarious post as always!)

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    1. Thanks Devon Mum! Happy to you stopped by

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  3. Phallic Brontosaur is my wrestling name. Signature move = The Bronto-Chop, as demonstrated by Ms. Pam at the conclusion of her drawing.

    You ought to have that last frame published as a greeting card!

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  4. My husband would like everyday to be hump day.
    Your blog poo is the bestest sweetest smelling blog poo ever.

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  5. What if, like me, you're taking vacation Wednesday through Friday? Does that make Tuesday morning at 12:01 "hump minute"? (Insert minute-hump joke here....)

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  6. You're in hell, aren't you? I must say, I find a tiny sliver of hope in that fact, since clearly that means there is internet access in hell.

    Anyway, a fine post, as always. I feel as though I was there. Not necessarily somewhere I want to be, but still.

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  7. Over most of the last five and a half years of semi-retirement the days of the week had absolutely no consequence to me. But now I have a weekly mopping deadline for one of my business locations, so I at least know when Tuesday is, the whole week revolves around Tuesday typicaLLy with teleBision as weLL but only for about a half of the year. I am wondering if I have a hump part of my days, months or years now instead of a week, curious concept. I think there are different parts of the year here when outdoor work is limited by heat and or cold for painting, as an eXample.

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  8. Hump Day is the middle finger of the week.

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