if you were a lawyer. Recognize that acceptance
of this rhetoric does not qualify you to present legal advice
to clients. This rhetoric is binding only within the
confines of your journal and is void in all other
circumstances. Cash value, 1/10,000th of a
30. Airhead - This is, like, one of those
rhetorics ... at least I think it is. You know, maybe
you should ask somebody else about this one.
31. Be a
surly waiter - Shut up and be really rude. Just write
your darned rhetoric and let me get back to what I was
32. Write like J.R.R. Tolkien - Rhetorics are
cautious things. They're frightened of big people
sometimes and often hide in holes beside the paths where we
walk. Long ago, when eldritch spirits roamed Middle
Earth, they were plentiful; today, you will have to seek them
out in the fertile ground of your imagination.
Drill sergeant talk - Attention! What is that pen mark
on your paper? Do you call that a rhetoric? Is
that your idea of what a rhetoric looks like? Huh?
Don't call me sir. I work for a living. Now drop
and give me 15 minutes on this rhetoric.
34. Techie -
Well. You need to start by sharpening your pencil.
The rotary motion of the sharpener will tear tiny fragments of
the pencil away until you have a smooth edge and a sharp
point. Then, use your sharp point to make other sharp
35. Sound like Don Corleone - I will not ask
you for anything right now. Just know that some day,
somebody will ask you to write this rhetoric. I expect
you to write this rhetoric that day. I expect you to do
it for me.
36. Sound depressed - Me? Yeah, I've
got another journal to write. No. I can't go out
right now. Not for 15 minutes at least. Then I
probably have to do another one.