Archivio mensile:Ottobre 2008

Voilà la gaufre!

Allora ho detto “Io avrei proprio voglia di una gauffre e saprei pure dove trovarne una buona buona”. Ed è stato così che, anziché andare in Spagna, abbiamo girato la macchina verso nord e siamo andati a Bruxelles.
Questo l’anno scorso.
Ieri mi è stato gentilmente regalato un ferro da gaufres.
Non escludo che i due eventi siano collegati, comunque l’ho già provata e sono anche molto soddisfatta del risultato. Per chi fosse interessato, ecco la ricetta:

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Resistance is futile

To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

In light of your failure in recent years to nominate competent candidates for President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately.
(You should look up ‘revocation’ in the Oxford English Dictionary.)

Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will resume monarchical duties over all states, commonwealths, and territories (except Kansas, which she does not fancy).

Your new Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, will appoint a Governor for America without the need for further elections.

Congress and the Senate will be disbanded. A questionnaire may be circulated next year to determine whether any of you noticed.

To aid in the transition to a British Crown dependency, the following rules are introduced with immediate effect:


1. The letter ‘U’ will be reinstated in words such as ‘colour’, ‘favour’, ‘labour’ and ‘neighbour.’ Likewise, you will learn to
spell ‘doughnut’ without skipping half the letters, and the suffix ‘-ize’ will be replaced by the suffix ‘-ise.’ Generally, you will be expected to raise your vocabulary to acceptable levels. (look up ‘vocabulary’).

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