A funny thing happened on the way to my lecture…

Yesterday, Dr. Rollston told us about his adventures while preparing for his drive to Knoxville for a lecture* he was to deliver last night. His car needed a good vacuuming, for some reason. He was already dressed for the lecture with a coat and wearing his “Favorite Hopkins tie.” Yes, I believe you see where this is going.

As he was cleaning, his tie got sucked into the vacuum cleaner.

According to The Incredibles, superheroes cannot wear capes because it gets caught in stuff and could be deadly.

According to Rollston, Old Testament professors shouldn’t wear ties while vacuuming.

* You have to register with the Knoxville newspaper in order to read the article. It’s an interesting piece, though.

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As our learned friend was on the way out the door, he asked me if I thought it looked all right. It was a little rumpled, but not too bad… I said “Well, it doesn’t look like it’s been vacuumed.” But you know, it wasn’t even that nice of a tie. Besides, i think he looks sexy with an open shirt collar. Just like the book of Daniel.


If you don’t want to register at the Knoxville News-Sentinel site, you can go to BugMeNot.com and get registration info. there. I don’t know much about the site, but I do know they give out lots of those free registrations without your having to divulge personal information.