Experimental, impressionistic sub-paragraph tumblin' (think obstsalat)


21:24 <xinit> I have a string that contains 0 or 1 and I want to convert that for output to "no" and "yes"
21:25 <Qerub> string == "1" ? "yes" : "no"
21:26 <lucas> {'0' => 'no', '1' => 'yes'}[string]
21:26 <chris2> %w[no yes][s.to_i] =)
21:28 <chris2> "no"*(1-s.to_i)+"yes"*s.to_i
21:36 <SlowByte> "yesno"[s[0]/?1*3,3]
21:36 * SlowByte laughs evilly

I met a young child beside a dead pony,
I met a white man who walked a black dog,
I met a young woman whose body was burning,
I met a young girl, she gave me a rainbow…
— Bob Dylan, A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

19:02 <chris2> i'm almost a japanese teenage girl
19:03 <chris2> except not being japanese and not a girl

If you ever see me in the debugger, whack me up upside the head and tell me to write a test. — Ron Jeffries

He gambled in the White House and in the railroad yards,
Wherever there was people, there was Willie and his cards.
— Bob Dylan, Rambling, Gambling Willie

Red leaves
15:09 * chris2 just visited a heavy metal concert
15:09 <chris2> …in my mouth :P


cliff house

And like Pharaoh’s tribe,
They’ll be drownded in the tide,
And like Goliath, they’ll be conquered.
— Bob Dylan, When The Ship Comes In

21:19 <slyphon> java makes me want to staple bagels to my face, then remove them with a pitchfork
19:38 <vruz> oh, I don't think you're declining
19:38 <vruz> you're a fright butured tumblicient rubyist
16:53 <tirkal> slyphon: is there any project going on to improve Ruby's documentation?
16:53 <slyphon> tirkal: sure
16:53 <lypanov> tirkal: it requires the effort of a group of 3
16:55 <slyphon> tirkal: one to write the API, one to translate it from japanese, and one to explain it to the monkeys in #ror

I’d put you in the movies
If movies were mine to make
I’d set you in a sailboat
Sail you all round the lake
But I’ve got my feet on the ground
And I’ll keep hanging around
‘Cause you’re an all right
All right kind of a girl
— Dan Bern, All right kind of a girl


loo by mapnjd

I’d like to go hang out with cats like Jesus
Kill Hitler, try cheering up Van Gogh
I’d like to go hang out with the young Bob Dylan
Maybe beat him at the horses if not the songs
So many, many things I ve never done
But maybe I can still do most of them
— Dan Bern, Hope For The Moon

You made me lose over 3 hours yesterday. Anarchaia is soooo beautiful to watch, the intermingled pictures, poems, and chat transcripts, even the german ones (of which I can only understand one or two words) create such an experience. — The Guy behind ViEmu

If you left me now, no one could say that you were wrong
But my life is a place where I am certain you belong
I know that our love can be as solid as a rock
All I need is one more chance, baby to unlock
— Dan Bern, Chain Around My Neck

2005.11.26 健康Basil蛋餅



Breathe back into life
Stabs at happiness
Now we’re having fun
Hold tight, don’t look down
Til dawn
You glow
— Goldfrapp, Koko

18:50 <chris2> class Numeric; def @-; self-self-self; end; end
ThoughtIt’s acrylic color, not blood.

If I got anything you need, babe,
Let me tell you in front.
If I got anything you need, babe,
Let me tell you in front.
You can come to me sometime,
Night time, day time,
Any time you want.
— Bob Dylan, Black Crow Blues


20:29 <d-bug> Vagabond, At least Common Lisp is multi-paradigm, like C++. Most Lisp programs are imperative and OO is my guess
20:29 <chris2> c++ being multiparadigm, as in "doing everything wrong"
20:29 <hynek> C++ is mostly a pile of everything, I wouldn't call it "multiparadigm" ;)

Now, it’s king for king,
Queen for queen,
It’s gonna be the meanest flood
That anybody’s seen.
— Bob Dylan, Down In The Flood

14:16 <imperator> Why does the new Italian navy have glass bottom boats?
14:16 <imperator> To see the old Italian navy!
Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation 2005

When I tell you that I love you
Don’t test my love
Accept my love, don’t test my love
Cause maybe I don’t love you all that much
— Dan Bern, Jerusalem

12:13 <chris2> but you surely didnt clean up the mess 400 young people left behind?
12:14 <mfp> you didn't have to do it alone, I hope? :)
12:15 <chris2> nope. with five others
12:17 <mfp> then it's for sure under 80 pukes/man, doable }:-)


19:00 lypanov: /me snuggles
19:00 lypanov: ARGH
19:00 lypanov: wrong window!!!
18:04 <Cale> The tail-recursiveness is what makes foldl so popular in other (strict) functional languages, but in a lazy one, foldr seems better.

Peel me like an onion;
Never know what you might find
I could peel away, peel away
Peel away, peel away
For thirteen thousand years
And I could get to the bottom and find—
— Dan Bern, One Song

اهـــتم فـــينـــي


rumble tumble II

Everything is changing faster than I can describe
All I really know to do is grab the wheel and drive
I look for love, and some adventure
And I try not to let my own breathing scare me off the road
— Dan Bern, Black Tornado

21:07 <chris2> i hate when people leave the 2 out in my name in real life
21:07 <lypanov> chris2: awww
20:26 <lypanov> you could at least shoot 'em all fairly fast
20:26 <lypanov> self.insane?.class => Maybe
20:32 <chris2> self.insane? => Just Lypanov
Thanksgiving 2005; Miami

Now I’m getting ready
For another long season of silence
And skipping flat stones
Of nights filled with nothing
Of being alone
— Dan Bern, Being Alone

18:21 <DarkUnicorn> ich versteh nich warum die leute ein MS produkt kaufen und sich dann beschweren dass es dauernd abstuerzt


I’ll sell you the moon, I’ll sell you the starts
And the forests with the lonesome wolfhound’s wail
But my love, my love is not for sale
My love, my love is not for sale
— Dan Bern, My Love Is Not For Sale


Gott ist die beste Erfindung, die die Menschen je gemacht haben. — Wolf Biermann [via dave]


Most of the time
My head is on straight,
Most of the time
I’m strong enough not to hate.
— Bob Dylan, Most Of The Time


Anarchaia can twist your mind.

It’s so hard to make love pay
When you’re on the losing end,
And I feel that way again.
— Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Losing End (When You’re On)

18:33 <SlowByte> my COBOL is more OO than PHP5!
ThoughtNeukirchen’s first law on Agile Leaders: The more popular the Agile Leader is, the less he knows of the Ruby standard-library.

So who knows what tomorrow brings
But I know where I’ll be waking up
Let s just listen to our breath tonight
And the breeze through the window that you opened up
— Dan Bern, Chelsea Hotel


Kämpferisches Bildungssyndikat

This is the last song I will ever write
The last blank page my pen will ever blight
Abandoning the fight, I m pulling off the gloves
No longer be a soldier for God or truth of love
— Dan Bern, Suicide Bomb

19:19 <chris2> it is really pretty awful how everyone thinks of gonads when you mention monads…
19:20 <vincenz> yeah
19:20 <vincenz> monads are cool
19:20 <Lars_G> Gonads are cooler
19:21 * Lars_G slaps himself
19:21 <Lars_G> chris2: I swear, SWEAR that I hadn't read your line before posting, which actually makes it WORSE:
19:21 <Lars_G> sigh
16:27 <slyphon> woohoo! new version of darcs!
16:29 * chris2 sees the cpu glow
munich gargoyle

Everybody’s got it.
Everybody’s covered with it
It’s stretched clear across everybody’s bones.
Tell me what’s the big thing, what’s the big thing
What’s all the tears and the fuss gonna bring
— Dan Bern, Mr. Webster


Mwy o ddail
19:51 <riffraff> chris2, so you're writing Your Own Language? I want the code! :D
19:51 <chris2> riffraff: me too!

Yes, there were times, I’m sure you knew
When I bit off more than I could chew.
But through it all, when there was doubt,
I ate it up and spit it out.
I faced it all and I stood tall;
And did it my way.
— Frank Sinatra, My Way

He whom you call your slave sprang from the same stock, is smiled upon by the same skies, and on equal terms with yourself breathes, lives and dies. — Seneca

And I don’t want to talk
I’m taking the cure so I can be quiet
Whenever I want
So leave me alone
You ought to be proud that I’m getting good marks
— Elliott Smith, Needle In The Hay

First Cup November 17, 2005


Avon Calling

Now I think if I have to live outside the Garden of Paradise
It might as well be spent looking in your eyes
The lies might as well be your lies
The thighs might as well be your thighs
It might as well be with Eva
It might as well be with you
— Dan Bern, Eva

19:27 <d-bug> KTottE, not so fascist filter really, sex and gamblin has nothing to do with work
19:28 <avar> what if you work as a hooker at a casino?
15:05 <KTottE> Is there a way to make emacs smarter? It feels like I've got to press all the keys on my keyboard in a specified order just to be able to write something to the buffer ;P
15:06 <chris2> KTottE: emacs is smarter than you, trust me }:-)
Avon Calling

Superman said I am weary
Superman said let’s go home
The trees were strung with crosses and with ribbons
All the towns and churches had been bombed
— Dan Bern, Superman


The finger pointing at the moon is not the moon. — Buddhist saying


Sunshine, been keeping me up for days
There is no night time, only a passing phase
And i’ll feel pretty, another hour or two
— Elliott Smith, Pretty (Ugly Before)

17:19 <alien-Grr> which gui toolkit u guys recommend?
17:19 <nome> *silence*
ThoughtI want an IRC client with multiple input lines so I can chat while composing a longer response.

Nightsticks and water cannons, tear gas, padlocks,
Molotov cocktails and rocks behind every curtain,
False-hearted judges dying in the webs that they spin,
Only a matter of time ‘til night comes steppin’ in.
— Bob Dylan, Jokerman



Come on baby…don’t fear the reaper
Baby take my hand…don’t fear the reaper
We’ll be able to fly…don’t fear the reaper
Baby I’m your man…
— Blue Oyster Cult, Don’t Fear The Reaper

In one Cambodian village where we have been working, there is no electricity, thus the laptop is, among other things, the brightest light source in the home. $100-Laptop FAQ

The booze wot was drunk

If Helen Keller fell over in the forest, would she make a sound? — via Hal Fulton

Because your candle burns too bright
Well, I almost forgot it was twilight
Even if I think that you are right
Well, I’m tired of being down, I got no fight
— Elliott Smith, Twilight

19:07 <will-c> subsi: goddamn i feel retarded labelled as a railser :(
19:07 <will-c> lol
19:07 <subsi> will-c, hehehe
19:07 <oliver_> hell railser ;-)

ThoughtIf you think long enough about anything, it doesn’t matter anymore.


bluish kind of mood

With my head full of stars
High on amphetamines
The moon is a lightbulb breaking
— Elliott Smith, St. Ides Heaven

ThoughtDas ist die größte Sauerei, von der ich diesen Monat gelesen habe. Sony wird nicht mehr gekauft.

Ich glaube die meisten Menschen wissen gar nicht was ein Rootkit ist, warum sollen sie sich also darum kümmern? Thomas Hesse, Präsident Global Digital Business-Abteilung bei Sony BMG

17:55 <hynek> argh, war ja klar dass dieser kranke whytheluckystiff das toll findet ;)

Train wheels runnin’ through the back of my memory,
When I ran on the hilltop following a pack of wild geese.
Someday, everything is gonna be smooth like a rhapsody
When I paint my masterpiece.
— Bob Dylan, When I Paint My Masterpiece


21:01 <Aria> I hated that article. Geoff Pullum is at once brilliant and annoying.
21:02 <chris2> you mean like jacob nielsen, but brilliant?

Well I guess there’s less reason than you think
For mixing pills, depression, and drink
If death and greatness has no link
Well too bad—
Too bad about Elliot Smith
— Dan Bern, Elliott Smith

17:40 * lypanov is now using java anyways, ruby sucks
17:40 <Pistos> …
17:40 * Pistos looks for the eject button on lypanov's seat…

I’m going out sleepwalking
where mute memories start talking
the boss that couldn’t help but hurt you
and the pretty thing he made desert you
— Elliott Smith, 2:45 AM

march by moln
21:58 <das_Ritalin> joe is like so nice
21:58 <das_Ritalin> its fisherprice my first emacs


19:50 <Lars_G> at least java has a REAL VM.
19:51 <slyphon> too bad it doesn't have a "real language"

Windows were shakin’ all night in my dreams
Everything was exactly the way that it seems
Woke up this morning and I looked at the same old page
Same ol’ rat race
Life in the same ol’ cage.
— Bob Dylan, Highlands

15:49 * lypanov ponders porting qtruby4 to windows
15:49 * dragonkh wonders about porting linux to windows
15:50 * entropy plans to throw them all out windows

Well the future for me is already a thing of the past
You were my first love and you will be my last
— Bob Dylan, Bye and Bye

15:52 <dragonkh> actually in theory everything id edible
15:52 <lypanov> with big enough teeth, yes
15:06 <dragonkh> gmail is for people with g strings?

There’s a wealth of knowledge and experience in the communities around “dead” languages like Smalltalk, Lisp, and Forth, and it always saddens me to see so many mainstream developers taking years to make mistakes and discoveries they could have read about in an afternoon of browsing old papers or a few mailing list archives. — Avi Bryant

The Myth of Multitasking (or The Truth About Multitasking)


Having Fun with my Editting Software
15:00 <dagbrown> If you learn Smalltalk, it's likely to make you into a better Ruby programmer.
15:00 <chris2> dagbrown: or a former ruby programmer }}:-)
14:14 <Qerub> I'm having big troubles deciding whether I should shave or not.
14:15 <Qerub> Feels like if my "beard" has got me possesed or something.
14:15 <kbrooks> Qerub: you a male?
14:15 <Qerub> kbrooks: Yes.

Yeah, she could drag me
over the rainbow,
send me away
Down by the river
I shot my baby
Down by the river,
Dead, oh, shot her dead.
— Neil Young, Down By The River

ThoughtThis comes up occasionally:
def this_method; p caller; caller.first[/`(.*?)'/, 1]; end
02:52 <chris2> it's almost 3 o'clock and i have the urge to cvs update my emacs :P

And I’m laying out my winter clothes,
wishing I was gone, goin’ home
Where the new york city winters aren’t bleedin’ me,
leadin’ me to go home
— Paul Simon, The Boxer

00:18 <chris2> you dont need a debugger, you need a brain
00:18 <chris2> (think wizard of oz :P)


Hyper-real tree
19:09 <chris2> @kitchen.stuff.grep(Eatable)
19:17 <chris2> #=> Picolino(9)
19:18 <Frixon> Die schmecken gut.
19:19 <chris2> jo
19:19 <chris2> aber 9 sind zu wenig
19:19 <Frixon> Verfressenes Volk! :)

A dreamer of pictures
I run in the night
You see us together,
chasing the moonlight,
My cinnamon girl.
— Neil Young, Cinnamon Girl (Happy Birthday, Neil!)

13:18 <chris2> *surr* *surr*
13:19 <chris2> (can you hear george harrison spinning in his grave?)
13:20 <chris2> at the chinese, they had a beatles cd with chinese touch
13:20 <chris2> it was so awful
13:22 <chris2> like "let it be" with bamboo stuff. urgks

When writing for the web, there’s nothing but disappointment. I almost wish I didn’t understand HTML—then I could use high-level word processors, export to HTML and turn a blind eye to the atrocious markup. — Jonathan Rentzsch, Contemporary Quill

ThoughtBestattungsunternehmen helfen im Trauerfall; kann man da aber auch anrufen, wenn einfach nur jemand gestorben ist?

Hello ruby in the dust
Has your band begun to rust
After all the sin we’ve had
I was hopin’ that we’d turn back
— Neil Young, Cowgirl In The Sand

00:40 <chris2> ain't nothing better than getting drunk and testing webapps
00:41 <noradio_> if by 'testing webapps' you mean having sex, then yes

Thing I Love About The Ruby Community #3,247: Whenever I think, “it would be smart if there were a way…”, there usually already is. — David Brady



Bomba Atomika
Bomba Politika
Bomba Economia… sera culpa ti
nadie se va salvar!
— Manu Chao, Machine Gun


Well, the sword swallower, he comes up to you
And then he kneels
He crosses himself
And then he clicks his high heels
And without further notice
He asks you how it feels
And he says, “Here is your throat back
Thanks for the loan”
— Bob Dylan, Ballad Of A Thin Man



‘Cause the road is long, it’s a long hard climb
I been on that road too long of a time
Yes the road is long, and it winds and winds
When I think of the love that I left behind.
— Bob Dylan, Coming From The Heart (The Road Is Long)

ThoughtInteresting tags Anarchaia is tagged with: tumblelog, interestingblogs, blogy, design, news, science, ajax, nicelookingwebsite, dotnet, rails, interesting, one_to_watch, cool, ‘blog, metablog, obstsalat, hack. Best comments: “one weird ass blog”, “fixed styling done workably”.
16:33 <dragonkh> totte is like hot chicks in the UK
16:33 <dragonkh> toty
16:33 <dragonkh> so you sound like a porn star - king toty !
16:33 <KTottE> I'm not hot (except temperature) and I'm not a chick.
16:33 <KTottE> But if it makes you feel better, go ahead and use your fantasy..

But Smalltalk kind of makes up with one nice aesthetical feature: it doesn’t look like a bastard child of C! ;) — Christophe Grandsire

There’s a battle outside
And it is ragin’.
It’ll soon shake your windows
And rattle your walls
For the times they are a-changin’.
— Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changin’



Goethes Gartenhaus

If you can get me a tennis game with John McEnore, a game of chess with Bobby Fischer,
A cup of coffee with JD Salinger, a blow job from Monica Lewinksy, a game of, catch with Willie Mays,
Three days in the desert with Bob Dylan and Terence McKenna, or at least some, good Vietnamese noodles.
I gotta go now, just ‘cause I gotta go now.
— Dan Bern, Olive Oil

20:11 <jix> seit dem ich nimmer grammatik habe findet das meine deutschlehrerin scheiße
20:14 <chris2> :P
20:14 <jix> scheiße jetzt werde ich getumbleloggt oder sowas *g*
19:16 <chris2> #991<1|>lilith:~/mess/current$ whereis dog
19:16 <chris2> #992<1|>lilith:~/mess/current$ whereis cat
19:16 <chris2> /bin/cat
19:21 <chris2> (who put the cat into the bin?)
19:22 <Stoerte> chris2: maybe your dog is called tac?
19:22 <chris2> no
19:23 <chris2> #995<1|>lilith:~/mess/current$ whereis biff
19:23 <chris2> /usr/bin/biff
Goethes Gartenhaus

Well, the reason you hear me singing the blues, baby,
Yeah, you know my baby’s gone, she’s gone, she’s gone.
— Eric Clapton, Ten Long Years Lyrics


21:12 <kig> i'm selling stars but require payment in pulsars

Ain’t nothin’ to do
But to set down and sing
And rock about my Sarah Jane.
— Bob Dylan, Sarah Jane

19:07 <_why> am i an anarchaia?
19:07 <_why> a worm without governance?

I mean, with Java, it’d be hard for an IDE *not* to enhance one’s productivity, because you’d cut the amount of typing in half by using auto-generation. — Austin Ziegler

17:44 <nome> blasphemy. premature optimisation is the root of all evil!
17:44 <chris2> nome: i actually think the iterative version is easier :P
17:45 <nome> chris2: *lalalalala* i don't hear you
17:45 <nome> :)
Green squares

You’re on my mind every place I go.
How much I love you, nobody know.
Yeah, someday babe,
I ain’t gonna worry my life any more.
— Eric Clapton & B.B. King, Worried Life Blues


15:58 <vdrab> omit vowels
15:59 <chris2> vomit owels
15:59 <slyphon> chris2: they're an endangered species!
Hubby makes dinner

Spanish is the loving tongue
Soft as music, light as spray
‘Twas a girl I learned it from
Living down Sonora way
— Bob Dylan, Spanish Is The Loving Tongue

18:47 <Eek> KirinDave: tell them that protests are only allowed after a week of programming experience

I heard that all of the Jews got killed
so that the museums would have something for the future
I heard that the Hutus killed all the Tutsis
cause otherwise they’d never see Jesus and his mother
Oh, I am a witness
— Dan Bern, Witness


Amazing Circles - Pink Daisy

Where choice begins, Paradise ends. — Arthur Miller

18:32 <vruz> what's a tumblelog ?
18:32 <vruz> I was away for 5 months and it feels like I was in a rocket at lightspeed and returned to no man's land

Q. How many wiki people does it take to change a lightbulb?
A. One, but anyone can change it back. — Sunir Shah, Pragmatic Standardization

15:38 <flgr> und wo kamen dann die aussagen wg. annähernd c-performance her?
15:38 <chris2> hab ich für haskell nie gehört… eher für ocaml
15:39 <chris2> wobei dir das natürlich nur die augen zerfrisst, und nicht das hirn

And I have a dream of a new American language
One with a little bit more Spanish
I have a dream of a new pop music
That tells the truth with a good beat and some nice harmony
— Dan Bern, New American Language


Sometimes I m walking down the street
I want to know everybody
Wanna talk to everybody
Paint your face and hear a story
— Dan Bern, Walking Down The Street

ThoughtPartially recover a touch * in the wrong directory on OS X:
for f in *; do
  touch -t $(gdate \
  --date="$(/Developer/Tools/GetFileInfo -d "$f")" \
    +%Y%m%d%H%M.%S) "$f";

So it’s fare thee well my own true love,
We’ll meet another day, another time.
It ain’t the leavin’
That’s a-grievin’ me
But my true love who’s bound to stay behind.
— Bob Dylan, Farewell



21:09 <Lars_G> chris2: It's one of the first programmer blogs I meet that has usefull and interesting info in a consistent yet heterogeneous manner.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair… — Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities

I think the birds can see
Everything a little sooner than me
I think the birds can see
Everything a little sooner than me
— Dan Bern, Birds

How else explain fax machines?
How else explain computer enhancement?
How else explain digital remastering?
How else explain Mozart?
— Dan Bern, No Missing Link

If an Agile Evangelist falls in the forest and there’s no one to hear him, does he still go on, and on, and on about it? — Elizabeth Keogh (via Jim Weirich)


Standing next to me in this lonely crowd,
Is a man who swears he’s not to blame.
All day long I hear him shout so loud,
Crying out that he was framed.
— Bob Dylan,I Shall Be Released

20:41 <chris2> i'd take crystal meth over crystal reports any day!

Why have you used the font Gill? Gill sodomised his daughter and I don’t think we should be associating ourselves with that sort of thing. — Client Quote 314


Of a million tear-stained eyes
Don’t be surprised when a crack in the ice
Appears under your feet.
You slip out of your depth and out of your mind
With your fear flowing out behind you
As you claw the thin ice.
— Pink Floyd, The Thin Ice

Ruby, Python, Perl.
For me, Ruby easiest.
But I like Forth too.
— Jabari Zakiya

14:36 <kig> let's wax lyrical about the philosophy behind the spoon in comparison to knives and forks and chopsticks


Lord, I’m broke, I’m hungry, ragged and dirty too,
Broke and hungry, ragged and dirty too.
If I clean up, sweet momma, can I stay all night with you?
— Bob Dylan, Ragged & Dirty

19:23 <Eek> I try to stay off IRC when I'm busy, though it doesn't always work out ;)
19:23 <chris2> veteran meeting
19:24 <mfp> chris2: that makes you an exceptionally young veteran I'd guess ?
19:24 <chris2> most likely :P
19:24 <mfp> anything pre-Rails is, well, prehistorical…
19:26 <mfp> we have to face it, our destiny is extinction as we fail to embrace Web 3.0

She looked at me, begin to smile,
Said, “Hey, hey, man, can’t you wait a little while?”
No, no, babe, I got blood in my eyes for you,
No, no, babe, I got blood in my eyes for you.
Got blood in my eyes for you, babe,
I don’t care what in the world you do.
— Bob Dylan, Blood In My Eyes


Chicken Fat Suillus (Suillus americanus)

Tomorrow night, will you be with me when the moon is bright?
Tomorrow night, will you say those lovely things you said tonight?
— Bob Dylan, Tomorrow Night

17:54 <bSON> what do you think are the special advantages of ruby, in comparision to other programming languages?
17:54 <ThreeDayMonk> bSON: the friendly community, you bastard! :-)
Thoughtfall, n.: The time between summer depression and winter depression.

Tambourines and elephants are playing in the band.
Won’t you take a ride on the flyin’ spoon?
Doo, doo doo.
Wond’rous apparition provided by magician.
— Creedence Clearwater Revival, Lookin’ Out My Back Door

a little green