The other day I got a very curious email message that reminded me of a Monty Python scene:

Message: you hillbillies from maine need to keep your ads in maine. we members of the NH bar will click on every ad for out of staters like you inbreds...we dont want you skum bags

I've never been called a hillbilly or an inbred. And seldom a skum bag (sic). And certainly never by a New Hampshirite. I guess the fine people of the Granite State feel threatened by my Google ads. But the whole thing reminded me of this scene from Monty Python's Holy Grail:


AuthorJonathan Handelman