Sunday, October 5, 2014

Be Honest, Washingtonians: You’ve Done This Before, Right?

“You have no doubt heard of Over-the-Shoulder Orbital Reconnaissance, whereby in any public social setting the federal Washingtonian has one eye focused on the important person in whose orbit he is revolving, and the other scanning the azimuth, in case a person with higher gravitational pull has entered the room. When such a thing occurs, an entire hierarchy of maneuvers is deployed to diplomatically achieve escape velocity and jump orbit. (Ex.: Drain drink, look thirstily around.)”

D.C. Isn’t the Second-Snobbiest City in America; It’s the Snobbiest