Re: virus: Re: Princess Bride

Alex Williams (
Sat, 28 Dec 1996 10:23:50 -0500 (EST)

> After we finish "The Princess Bride" can we do Mel Brooks' "Young
> Frankenstein"? That's probably the greatest spoof movie of all time.

"What knockers!"
"Zank you, Dokter."

Memetically, this would appear to be a jest which plays on the
untargeted nature of the English language and demonstrates clearly the
fact that the `conduit' is interpreted by the gatherer not encoded by
the sender ...

Oh, who am I kidding? Its a boob joke. One of the funnier ones, too.
No matter how much memetics, literary criticism, humour deconstruction
or whatever you apply, its nice to never lose sight of the fact its a
boob joke and a boob joke, forever, amen.

Boy, am I cynical.

I still like it. :)