"It's times like these you wanna punch an alien in the face."
or click here"Cock-a-hoop! That's ten in a row! Stand still, I've got two more hoops."
Yeah! Right in the face!
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And here is the ensuing discussion. Below the transcript, you can take a look at my heart-breaking attempt to illustrate the new party game, Cock-a-Hoop. When I emailed this to Adam he said, "Why have you drawn Big Bird climbing a mountain that is about to go straight up a giant ass?"
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|RECORDING:||That's ten in a row.|
|ADAM:||Ten in a row.|
|RECORDING:||Stand still, I've got two more hoops.|
|KAREN:||Do you think you throw hoops over a rooster's head?|
|ADAM:||Funny you should say that, 'cause I was thinking penis.|
|KAREN:||Ohhhhhh. Y— Yeah. Do you think it's your own penis, or somone else's penis?|
|ADAM:||Well, no, I think it' somebody else's. But, rooster will do, actually. Rooster's a nicer image in my head.|
|KAREN:||No, I think you're probably right.|
|RECORDING:||Cock-a-hoop! That's ten in a row. Stand sti—|
|ADAM:||Cock-a-hoop means, um— Isn't that when some— It's like an expression of— "I'm cock-a-hoop about it. I'm"—|
|ADAM:||I'm sure it's an expression, like "Yee-haw."|
|ADAM:||Look it up.|
|KAREN:||Okay, I'll look it up. (typing)"Cock-a"— Well, it's coming up as a suggestion. "Being in a state of boastful elation or exultation."|
|ADAM:||Cock-a-hoop! Not only is it an expression, it's now a game. And when you win, you go, "Cock-a-hoop!"|