UrsulaV (ursulav) wrote,

Slice of Life

Picked up James at work today, and were driving home, listening to a report on NPR about black-footed ferrets and ranchers who want to poison the prairie dogs that the ferrets are eating, claiming that it won’t hurt the ferrets. (Sure.)

“Gah!” I said. “Such bullshit! They’ll poison the ferrets!”

“They will?” said James.



“…well, the ferrets will eat the prairie dogs…”

“Ferrets EAT prairie dogs?!”


“Aren’t they weasels?”


“OH MY GOD! Weasels are </i>carnivores?!”</i>

Silence reigned briefly in the car.

“Drive!” screamed James. “I have to make a phone call!”

And while I whooped hysterically, “My god! I thought they ate fruit and nuts! Weasels down the pants is not nearly as funny as I thought! Drive! Drive!”

I love that guy.

Originally published at Tea with the Squash God. You can comment here or there.

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