Posted by: Calvin | November 20, 2007

Mojo’s Tall Tales

Mojo has an uncanny ability to provide unique, outrageous explanations about various topics with bold confidence.  Out of the blue, he will ask a question to see if you are familiar with the topic.  When he is sure you are clueless, he educates you.  Here is a recent Mojoism (see definition below) and how it came in to being:

(The whole family was in the car on the way home from dinner at my Mom’s house.)

Mojo:  “Mom, how long is the longest web-cast?”

Me:  “What do you mean?  Do you mean the longest in length, as in it lasts for days, or the web-cast that has been around the longest?”

Mojo:  “The one that has been around the longest.”

Me:  “I have no idea.”

Mojo:  “The longest web-cast ever was started in 1495 and is it is still going.”

Me:  “Really?  I bet it was started by Christopher Columbus, who arrived in 1492, but it took a while to hook up a generator large enough to get the Internet up and running.”

Mojo:  “Yes, that’s right!”

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Mojoism:  A fictitious statement confidently uttered out of the blue by a young child who is completely convinced that what he says it true and that he is educating all in ear shot with new and useful information.

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Responses

  1. Columbus was one smart dude.

  2. That boy is going to be a litigator. He can lie with the best of them. Happy Turkey!


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