Thursday, July 23, 2009

traffic accident

q: Is it considered misogynist for a woman to be depicted as getting hit by an automobile?

˙ʇıɟʇno ʎdɯıʞs ɐ ƃuıɹɐǝʍ sı puɐ 'ʎʇuǝʍʇ puɐ uǝǝʇxıs ɟo sǝƃɐ ǝɥʇ uǝǝʍʇǝq sı uɐɯoʍ ǝɥʇ ssǝlun sı ʇɐɥʇ ˙ʇou ʎllɐɹǝuǝƃ ou :ɐ *

Why it is the woman is thrown at an incredible forward thrust post-impact is unclear. It is possible the car itself is not in motion at all, but parked at a K-Mart or some such similar store and the woman has been endowed with amazing rubber like qualities after a chemical accident at the rubber plant down in the industrial district; after which she, obviously distraught by the accident, started running backwards through town only to eventually collide with the automobile in question. Was that considered a run-on sentence?
Whilst pondering all of this, it seems to become clearer if you are listening to ABBA's "The Winner Takes It All" At least for me. I've taken the liberty of embedding it below...

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