One of many memorable lines from Tom Haverford, played on Parks and Recreation by Aziz Ansari:
"How do you make any event classy on a budget? Red carpet. My entire apartment is red carpet. On top of that, leading into my bedroom, a second red carpet. Oh, what’s this in my shoe? Red carpet insole. Everywhere I go, I’m walking on red carpet."
It was a happy day yesterday, as this T-shirt arrived in the mail. Actually, three of them - one for me, one for Nick, and one for my friend Mike, a fellow Parks and Recreation fan and an admirer of Ron Swanson's meat-loving ways. (It was a shirt of the day from TeeFury.)
If you're not familiar with the phrase (one of many, many that are moving around the pop culture vernacular), have a look below ... with particular attention to Nick Offerman's stellar line reading.
Dot Dot Dot is Morse code for the letter 'S,' the full message Guglielmo Marconi claimed to have received atop Signal Hill in St. John's in 1901. It ushered in the age of telecommunications. My maternal grandfather worked as a telegraph operator for Canadian Marconi on Signal Hill for many years.
As well, I have a habit of overusing the ellipsis when I write ... as frequent readers might notice.