Andréa suggests this synchronicity on the definition of stalking.
BillR sent this in and said “I know pineapple on pizza is a contentious issue (I’m in favor, myself) but what’s the joke here?” And hdh sent it and had a related thought: “Okay does this have something to do with the domino effect or pineapple on pizza controversy?”
I agree it’s probably just a gesture of pineapple-hate. But I can’t quell the urge to take “gruesome” as “grew some” despite not having any available grammatical quirk that would make that sensible.
Hey, not avoiding brand names!
And which sort of meaning is invoked in “Check your privilege”?
… and “Along with 10 seconds before I got the loose parts ‘remorse'”:
Citizen Kane took me a moment! The Old Yeller I don’t get, but I don’t recall much about the movie. Maybe my favorite here is Vertigo.
I’m recalling (but not its name) a comics-page feature which used photos of everyday household objects manipulated and posed, to fit a comic caption. I can imaging them trying to do this same thing with real paper clips. But probably the drawings are a better way to go.
WP tech check. L:et’s see if a WEBP image works in a WP post. It’s a bit tiresome converting them.
Okay, either this is not really what I think it is, or it might be eligible for an Arlo Award.
Thanks to Targuman, who says “Rather than Charles, wouldn’t he be any Tom, Dick, or Herodotus? He clearly got the human half of each so he is just…human.”
Meanwhile this has sent your editor to the dictionaries to figure out why Minotaur and Centaur weren’t both bullish.
But the CIDU factor mostly remains “Why Charles?” Or whatever leaves you scratching your head here…
(I was also going to ask why WuMo doesn’t appear on WaPo; but it turns out, it does. 🤷♂️ )
This was sent in with the comment “Today’s RWO has understandable bits, but a few riddles:”
The sender of this said “I cannot decide whether today’s Rhymes with Orange is a CIDU or just an attempt at a reference to a work of art that I do not know.”