“Car that runs on self-satisfaction” is a simpsons gag. Don’t think it’s plagarism, at least not intentional, but, you know.
Yes, I was called on that and felt appropriately ashamed. The line was changed for the book version.
Don’t you know that Simpsons always did it first?
We never claim to have come up with it,
We all assume that the Simpsons did it.
oh, fiddle sticks…
The worse part about how true girls point is the phrase “retail therapy”. If you feel bad (because of the fact that spending is your only possible action any more), go out and spend until you feel better!
Malls are churches now. No other buildings are quite as staggeringly grand and ostentatious.
actually olsen and johnson did it first in hellzapoppin’
In terms of the statement being made (re: purchasing our way out of a problem), it makes me think of carbon offsets.
The “Shoe Event Horizon” is a recognized terminal civilization event in other planetary systems.
I won’t be happy until I find a method of transportation that runs on complaints, whereupon it will promptly stop working.