Saturday, March 16, 2013

"Filibuster" Termed by a MAN, Of Course

In light of Rand Paul's recent filibuster, I decided to I look up the origins of the unusual word. It comes from the Spanish "filibustero" with origins stemming from words like privateer and pirate. Just as I suspected, the term "filibuster" was coined by a MAN named Albert G. Brown in 1853. But that's not important. What IS important is that he was male. I knew it had to be named by a man.

If you had asked a woman to name a procedure in which one is allowed to talk for as LONG as one wants about WHATEVER one wants, without interruption, effectively keeping anything at all from actually being accomplished, she would have called it "Better Than Sex".


  1. And what do *I* call it when a woman talks for 13 hours straight?



    1. We haven't even met yet and you already know to duck. Smart guy. I am in shape, too. I hit hard. Ask Lactose.

    2. I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt.

  2. Lactose the IntolerantMarch 16, 2013 at 10:34 PM

    Hahahahahahaha! I didn't think you could tell a joke like that without blushing. If Brent could see you now!