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    Tuesday, November 15, 2005

    Mr. Nibbles

    Mr. Nibbles has struck again. This time however, I was able to capture him fleeing the scene. To the right you can see a small portion of the damage he hath wrought. Something must be done before he is able to make it through the logs and gain access to the cabin. One can only assume that he is suffering from the delusion of being a Beaver. While not common among squirrels it has been documented over the years. The most recent account was made in 1956 when a squirrel was found to have built a 30-foot high damn just outside of Sioux City. Unlike a standard beaver damn, this one had been constructed almost entirely of walnut shells held together with a paste made of chewed pieces of telephone poles. Unfortunately the squirrel was found to be suffering from tar poisoning at the time of its discovery. I’m afraid Mr. Nibbles may find himself suffering from lead poisoning should he persist in his efforts to whittle away the logs above the porch.

    4 comments:

    mds35 said...

    Lead poisoning? That's a euphemism, right?

    Fabricationist said...

    Yes, very good. You are progressing with your lessons young padawan. It is a euphamism for Burgoo >fixin's.

    mds35 said...

    Oh. I thought it meant buckshot.

    Fabricationist said...

    It was a trick euphemism.