Ruthie’s readings

Two recent One Big Happys:

(#1)

(#2)

Ruthie misunderstands a number of things here: in #1, the full cultural context of what she’s seeing on television, plus the interpretation of self-esteem issues (which she parses as selfish steam issues); and in #2, the interpretation of Oil of Olay (which she hears as Oil of Old Lady).

One Response to “Ruthie’s readings”

  1. Bob Richmond Says:

    Note J.R.R. Tolkien’s plural usage “dwarves”, which he advocated over the more usual “dwarfs”.

    What Israel needs is to discover some Oil of Oleh.

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