So why call it The Skwib”, what’s with the funny spelling?
You can read the dictionary definition of the word “squib” below. The funny spelling is the phonetic version, which I chose because the actual spelling was not available in a domain name. And for some reason I thought that was important.
Wow, you actually had an answer for that. You have way too much time on your hands, don’t you?
No, but I am a marginally obsessed.
Can I submit to The Skwib?
Not at the moment, but if you have an idea you’d like to suggest, I’d be happy to run with it.
Sounds like a bad deal to me. Okay, so, what’s the dictionary definition?
squib /skwib/ n. & v. â€¢ n.1. a small firework burning with a hissing sound and usu. with a final explosion. 2. a short satirical composition, a lampoon. â€¢ v. (squibbed, squibbing) 1. tr. Amer. football kick (the ball) a comparatively short distance on a kick-off; execute a kick in this way. 2. archaic 1 a intr write lampoon. b tr. lampoon [16th c.: orig. unkn.: perh. imit.]
What is General Kang? Is he a chimp or some kind of gay bonobo?
Chimp. And his sexuality is of no importance. What does matter is that he is the defacto ruling primate of planet earth, and as such, is extremely qualified to give personal advice.
Is it normal to be really disoriented at this point of the FAQ?
No. You must have Pneulobi’s Disease.
Holy Crap! What is Pneulobi’s Disease?
Holy Crap! What is Pneulobi’s Disease? I’m not positive, but I think one of the symptoms is that you hear things repeated over and over. Over and over. Over and over. That and an insatiable appetite for fennel.
You bastard. I linked to your site, but you haven’t linked to mine.
Well, I’m not omniscient (though that could come in handy), so you need to tell me. Most times, you just need to ask.
Any legal things I should know about?
The Skwib is a satirical weblog published by Mark A. Rayner. When it’s not being absurd, it’s satire, so any most names are invented, except in cases when public figures are being satirized. Any other use of real names is accidental and coincidental, and not meant to hurt anybody’s feelings. Except when it is.