Traffic has dropped by half since I began the Jr. High series. Coincidence?
In other news, four people searching for "the infamous el guapo" have found me recently.
Now, to it:
Q: What do olive loaf and Sarah Jesica Parker have in common?
A: One's a Square Peg, while the other's a Square Pig.
You will be shocked to learn that this is one I penned myself.
Even in 7th grade, this was not seen as quality material.
As I reflect upon this piece, I wonder if it could have been reworked for greater effect:
Q: Did you hear about the new show with Porky, Babe*, and Wilbur as dorky kids trying to make it into the high school in-crowd?
A: It's called "Square Pigs".
Yeah, that's a lot better.
"WABAC machine, set for 1982. We've got to find my 7th grade self and get him this joke. It could change his entire future..."
*Of course, Babe didn't exist in 1982. Hmm.. Miss Piggy seems obvious, but I don't like the use of "pig" in the set-up, since it's the punchline. "Kermit's girlfriend", maybe. Any-hoo.