Thursday, October 21, 2010

Word of the day

I have this idea that actors in training have to use just one word to convey a series of emotions. I'm sure I saw it somewhere. They pluck one word from the English language and bend it this way and that to elicit sympathy and laughs and joy and fear and what have you?

Our word was 'recession.' Our word is now 'Rooney.'

"Rooney Rooney, Rooney? Rooney roo roo Rooney, once Rooney, twice Rooney, Rooney! Oh Rooney."

Look at him, just look at his gurrier head spitting all over my lovely shiny Sky Sports News. Smoking, drinking, prostitution and ugliness, that's all that is. Sure all he does is kick a pigskin around a...

Fuck it, I'm getting up out of bed.

3 comments:

Miles McClagan said...

Don't mention Rooney to my Dad

His head explodes

Conan Drumm said...

Baby Roo is only a bit player, except in the chapter where piglet takes his place.

Is it the same fork in the road once faced by Best, Gazza and Maradonna?

Radge said...

Miles - Something to bear in mind should we ever cross paths.

Conan - Only time can sort that one out, but I don't think he has the same tendency towards self destruction. Just stupidity.