Either you are sorting it out, or you are full of it.

Friday, April 2, 2010

False Start #39

A lesson to aspiring artists:

You know about the golden goose?

The story is only half true. Yes, it did lay golden eggs, but they looked just like regular eggs on the outside, only the insides were made of gold.  In order to get at the gold, you had to crack the outer shell on a pan, just in case it was a normal egg.  Most of the time it turned out that the eggs were regular old eggs, which were never made for being put on a pedestal, only scrambling and frying.

Further, the farmer who killed his golden-egg-laying goose was foolish enough to think that after laying one – just one! – golden egg, the goose was just chalk full of golden eggs. He never thought about all the normal eggs that came before…

posted by ferret at 3:13 am  

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