What is a Shaggy Dog Story? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, we learn: In its original sense, a shaggy dog story is an extremely long-winded anecdote characterized by extensive narration of typically irrelevant incidents and terminated by an anticlimax or a pointless punch line. Ted Cohen gives the following example of this story: A boy… Continue reading Shaggy Dog Stories
About the site title … How often have you heard someone say, “In my humble opinion” followed by a statement (or discourse) that’s anything but humble? Don’t expect humility here. Don’t expect arrogance either. My thoughts and opinions are simply that … my thoughts and opinions. You’re free to decide whether or not you agree… Continue reading What are you trying to say?