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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Platypus-Based Expressions to Disarm Friend & Foe Alike

Daniel McArdle


  1. Doesn’t that just take the fucking platypus.
  2. Well sew a duck’s bill and beaver tail on me and try to pass me off at the Royal Academy of Science!
  3. Enough of your duck-billed platitudes …
  4. Sorry doesn’t feed the platypus, now does it?
  5. Fuck you and the platypus you swam and/or rode in on!
  6. Egg-laying freak! (Ideally directed at actual platypus.)
  7. Pride of the platypus.
  8. That’s mighty platypus of you.
  9. You say “platypus,” I say … well, I suppose I would say “platypus” also.
  10. Platypussy!

Daniel McArdle is a freelance graphic designer/trailing spouse/kept man living in Hong Kong with his wife and two daughters. He presently finds solace in collecting short story rejections and in dragging his aged body around soccer pitches, scoring occasional goals and correcting other players who think he is Canadian (he is not).