Author Topic: Scenes at the museum special edition: You're never too young for piecework


From the Museum of Childhood

You're never too young for piecework

Flann O'Brien was here

One day, for a joke, Scott put on Virgil's yellow sash

The electrician, the dentist and the newsagent were the bestest of friends

According to census info, Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. She has had 5 sisters, 43 pets and over 80 careers. You go, girl

In December 2005 Dr. Agnes Nairn at the University of Bath in England published research suggesting that girls often go through a stage where they hate their Barbie dolls and subject them to a range of punishments, including decapitation and placing the doll in a microwave oven. Dr. Nairn said: "It's as though disavowing Barbie is a rite of passage and a rejection of their past."

Jabba the wistful hut a window. Fans of Brass Eye will get the reference

The chair that treats you like a footstool

Working on a stain remover

The fifth Beatle was Magneto

It's either this or back to the typewriters

Keeps up with the latest technology

Try trigonometry in trochaic tetrameter

Surrounded by flesh wounds

Cocky weeble

The thatched roof cut

Conducts electricity beautifully

Last seen working at a car wash

Next up: single currency poker

Ideal for agoraphobic trainspotters

In the days when you had to sew your own flatscreen

The cat was going to have to catch more mice if they were going to have dumplings tonight

The tea was actually better company than grandpa

Clipped in and ready to go