"I was so religious that at the dinner table every Easter I'd shout, 'Jesus rose from the dead, have a chocolate egg.'" (25)
"'It's no mystery, sis,' I replied. 'The Blessed Trinity is a lot like the Three Stooges. You see, God the Father is mean and bossy like Moe and he yells orders out to Curly who is like Jesus. And Moe says, 'Hey, muttonhead, go down to oith and save your fellow man, by hangin' on the cross.' And Curly says, 'But I hate nails . . . woo-woo-woo-woo-woo, nya-a-a, rruff, rruff!' And of course Larry is just like the Holy Ghost: He's around somewhere, but you never really notice him." (31)
"This guy was going to night school to evolve a thumb." (46)
"Indiana is a nice place if you're a corn husk." (46)
"He says, 'The Rabbi told us that God got really mad at the Jews after they built a great big Golden Calf so He made them leave Israel and go far away.
'Where did He make them go?'
He thinks for a minute and says, 'To Florida.'" (50)
Year Read: 1998
Libertarian Essays by Roy Halliday
Back to Nonfiction Book Notes
Back to Fiction Book Notes
Back to Book Notes by Author
This page was last updated on September 26, 2011.
This site is maintained by Roy Halliday. If you have any comments or suggestions, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.