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Saturday, February 18, 2006

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[UPDATED TO ADD: Sorry for the confusion. The list below was generated by typing "Persnickety Knitter" into a random 'fact' generator called the Mechanical Contrivium. It's fun. Try it.]

OK, I'm sure this will be all over blogland shortly, but I just couldn't resist.

Ten Top Trivia Tips about
Persnickety knitter!

  1. Persnickety knitter has often been found swimming miles from shore in the Indian Ocean!
  2. Most bottles and jars contain at least twenty-five percent recycled Persnickety Knitter.
  3. Scientists have discovered that Persnickety Knitter can smell the presence of autism in children.
  4. During the reign of Peter the Great, any Russian nobleman who chose to wear Persnickety Knitter had to pay a special Persnickety Knitter tax!
  5. Persnickety Knitter invented the wheel in the fourth millennium BC.
  6. Women shoplift four times more frequently than Persnickety Knitter.
  7. A thimbleful of Persnickety Knitter would weigh over 100 million tons.
  8. Persnickety Knitter is the only king without a moustache on the standard pack of cards.
  9. The Aztec Indians of Mexico believed Persnickety Knitter would protect them from physical harm, and so warriors used her to decorate their battle shields.
  10. Persnickety Knitter can usually be found in nests built in the webs of large spiders!
I am interested in - do tell me about

  1. Hmmm, highly unlikely. Persnickety Knitter prefers not to get wet, and thus stays out of the water, except on the hottest of days.
  2. Well, I do believe in recycling...
  3. Quite possibly. Persnickety Knitter does have a highly developed sense of smell.
  4. My knitted socks were quite popular back then.
  5. Yes, and it's nice to finally get credit for it.
  6. Who are all these thieving women?
  7. I resent the implication that I am dense.
  8. Well, Persnickety Knitter does prefer to be clean-shaven.
  9. I do so enjoy a good battle.
  10. Untrue. You will not find Persnickety Knitter anywhere near a spider, especially large spiders that build nests. Yikes.

Knitting Update:

Finished one argyle sock, on the ankle of the second (pics tomorrow). Yeah, I know. Break over. Time to get back to Rogue. Sigh.

This project is dragging me down. I'm going to need to all the moral support I can get to finish this on time. With that in mind, I just joined:

the new Team Rogue
the Rogue-Along Yahoo group.

Hopefully, seeing everyone else's progress will inspire me. Yeah, right.

Leave a Comment 2 comments:

sister number 2 said...

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Sister number 2!
The only planet that rotates on its side is sister number 2!
Research indicates that sister number 2 will be attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.
Sister number 2 can squeeze her entire body through a hole the size of her beak!
By tradition, a girl standing under sister number 2 cannot refuse to be kissed by anyone who claims the privilege.
If every star in the Milky Way was a grain of salt they would fill sister number 2!
The only Englishman to become sister number 2 was Nicholas Breakspear, who was sister number 2 from 1154 to 1159.
Fish travel in schools, but whales travel in sister number 2.
Only one child in twenty will be born on the day predicted by sister number 2!
In her entire life, sister number 2 will produce only a twelfth of a teaspoon of honey!
It is bad luck to light three cigarettes with the same sister number 2.

I really like the bananas fact. :)

Persnickety Knitter said...

Sister #2 -- Oh my god, I'm dying laughing over here.

In response:
1. I always did think you were somewhat off kilter.
3. Maybe a nose job is in order.
4. Well then, Niece#4 may want to consider standing away from you when she is feeling shy...
5 & 7. Is this implying you should consider a diet (kidding, really ;)
9. Ummm, too much information...
10. I wonder, is that you in particular, or anyone's 2nd sister? Hmmmm...