Thursday, May 05, 2005

This is why you don't name your boat "Mayo"

Buenos dias to all our readers of Mexican extraction! Hope your Cinco is muy grande.

As was once noted in a Jeopardy! clue, Cinco de Mayo is the biggest day for avocado consumption in the United States each year. (Super Bowl Sunday is second.) Do your part for the avocado farmers today, and whip yourself up a bountiful bowl of guacamole. Don't allow some poor sap with a truckload of 'cados to miss out on his payday because you didn't hold up your end of the deal.

Because everything tastes better with fresh California avocados. Well, maybe not tiramisu. But everything else.

Today also marks a once-in-a-century calendar event: 05-05-05. I'm not advocating going out and blowing the rent money on Lotto tickets or anything, but if five's your lucky number, this might be as felicitous a time as any to shoot the moon.

1 insisted on sticking two cents in:

Blogger Lynda offered these pearls of wisdom...

I remember when it was 8-8-88 and calling an Oldsmobile dealer to see if they had any specials on an 88. They didn't think it was as funny as I did.

8:13 PM  

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