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Monday, February 8, 2010

AMERICAN APETITE

For NaiSaiKu Challenge?
And The American Sandwich


NaiSaiKu - ‘YARDS’

‘Yards’ – it’s not snooker
It’s pool table billiards
Played with two white balls
CELLAR, NUMBER THREE
Play the white ball, man
It’s Billy Yard’s pool table
‘Yards’ – it’s not cricket


AMERICAN SANDWICH – ‘YARDS’

Remember when we used to play ‘Yards’ on the ‘fancy eating table’?
We’d drink home-brewed beer, smoke hand rolled cigarettes, and relax with our friends.
It must be nearly thirty years ago, but it seems like yesterday.


NANO AMERICO^ - ‘YARDS’

Remember playing ‘Yards’?
We’d drink home-brewed beer, smoke hand rolled cigarettes, and relax with our friends.
Nearly thirty years ago.


WALLS + WIRES – ‘YARDS’

Remember when we used to play ‘Yards’ on the ‘fancy eating table’?
Loopy Juice, Bifters, and ‘The Crack’.
It must be nearly thirty years ago, but it seems like yesterday.


CHOOSEDAYCHOICE

My suggestion for these weeks American Sentence was:

‘We aim to use traditional manufacturing techniques’.

I did these:

AMERICAN SANDWICH
We aim to use traditional manufacturing techniques.
A dedicated workforce of highly skilled craftsmen is standing by.
The result will be a complete range of World-Class, quality products.

NANO AMERICO^
Tradition is our aim.
A dedicated workforce of highly skilled craftsmen is standing by.
Quality is the result.

WALLS + WIRES
We aim to use traditional manufacturing techniques.
Skilled craftsmen stand by.
The result will be a complete range of World-class, quality products.

AMERICAN SENTENCE
Traditional techniques, plus skilled craftsmen, equals quality products.


AMERICAN SENTENCE
I only started drinking to join ‘Alcoholics Anonymous’.


‘FOUND AMERICAN SENTENCE

“We apologise for the interruption to our scheduled broadcast.”
Standard TV announcement.


FUTURE PROOF AMERICAN SENTENCE CONTRIBUTION

He speaks three languages, and reads two completely different alphabets.


AMERICAN DEATH SENTENCE

The American received the Death Sentence for the crime of Murder.


BONUS AMERICAN SENTENCE

Please accept this sentence as formal confirmation of my support.


EXTRA BONUS AMERICAN SANDWICH FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR

I was born in The Year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Sixty Four.
I’ve lived through Years of Turmoil, Years of Change, and Years of High Adventure.
When the Chinese New Year begins, it will be The Year of The Tiger.


BONUS NANO AMERICO^

DOB 15.05.64 A.D.
I’ve lived through years of turmoil, years of change, and years of high adventure.
2010 is the year of the tiger.


BONUS WALLS + WIRES

I was born in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Sixty Four.
Turmoil, change and adventure ensued.
When the Chinese New Year begins, it will be The Year of The Tiger.


BONUS NaiSaiKu

Tiger in for Ox
Full phase of year’s first new moon
LUNAR CALENDAR
Full phase of year’s first new moon
Tiger in for Ox

Health and happiness
For the Year of the Tiger
SAY ‘KUNG XI FAT CHOI’
For the Year of the Tiger
Health and happiness


CONSIDER THIS

May I suggest combining NaiSaiKu with THE AMERICAN SANDWICH?
Invite entries for the disciplines under the heading, ‘TUESDAY CHOICE’.
A one-stop-shop for awareness and encouragement of ALL aspects.

To complement the theme, you could also consider HAIKU entries.

‘TUESDAY CHOICE’.
AMERICAN SANDWICH, NaiSaiKu, AND HAIKU, ALL under one roof.
Why not?

THE AMERICAN SANDWICH, NaiSaiKu, AND HAIKU in ‘TUESDAY CHOICE’.
Together under one roof.
It’s only a suggestion, but it may just help to raise awareness.


AND FINALLY… JUST IN CASE YOU’RE STILL HUNGRY

Here’s a sentence that contains the word ‘AND’, five times consecutively.
I saw a sign that read ‘JONESANDSONS’, and realised something was wrong.
There should have been two clear spaces; between JONES and AND, and AND and Sons.