It happens to all of us. Those snappy comebacks we needed at that crucial moment never appear in our brains until hours later. By then it’s too late to call up the offending person and share the brilliance of your razor sharp, if somewhat tardy, wit. Now to savor real snappy answers, you’ll need to see the Al Jaffee exhibition at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art.
Archive for September, 2010
In the US, it’s mustache and the UK, moustache. It can also be used to describe just one half of the typical moustache. I was rereading an Agatha Christie Poirot mystery and Poirot mentions the “moustaches” meaning the complete hairy upper lip. Mine has never quite assumed the proportions of the fellow below. Good thing, too, or I’d find my face accidentally attached to the most recent part of the house or car I’ve been fixing.