Herewith the results:
Special recognition for terrible jokes (that made me howl with laughter!)
"What did you think of breakfast?"Claire Bobrow
"You mean the goat-meal? It was baaaaad. You?"
"I'm on the fence."
Well, Nibbles, they didn't name me Barb for nothin'.Dena Pawling
I am horse. Here me roar!
You're a goat.
I am horse!
Horse, horse, HORSE, HOR-!
You win. You're hoarse.
Special recognition for one of the very best "oh by the way" additions to an entry
[It took waaaay too long for my sleep-deprived brain to realize "royalty shenanigans" had nothing to do with the House of Windsor.]
I was half way to looking up "fencitarian" when I got the joke
Introducing the new Fencitarian Diet. Gluten-free, carb-free, and (eventually) goat free.
Sadly, this required outside references, but when I actually DID google Adam Sandler's goat song, this is hilarious
My name is Adam, and this is my friend Sandler. If you Google Sandler's goat song, you'll understand why we'd like to legally change our names to Baklava and Sandoval.And here are the finalists:
Laundry on the line or weeds in the pen. A feast in or out. No sheep in sight. No idiot boy to cry wolf. It's a good day to be a goat.
Bust a friend out and she will be free once.
Teach a friend to eat a fence and she will be free forever.
Read faster, that last story was delicious.Janice Grinyer
"When Susan’s vexatious kids finally showed up for lunch, she recognized her new neighbor wasn’t kidding about being a witch..."
In a stunning show of good taste for quoting The Wire, plus cleaning up the original word
to muthagoater, plus surprising the sox off me (always the best strategy) it's Steve Forti for the win.
“I don't take my fence chewing too seriously.”
“That's right. It's just business.”
“Uhh... wrong Wire.”
Thanks to all who took the time to write and post entries. Your work is source of delight and amazement (even the entries that didn't get a mention.)
Steve, drop me a line to confirm your mailing address and let me know what's on your books wish list for the summer.