The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

31 August 2004

Things I learned today (5)

Or within the past couple of days, anyway.

And, of course, the quest for knowledge goes ever on.

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Is fugly anything like yoogly? I seem to recall some comic ages ago talking about how "yoogly" was to "ugly" what "unique" is to "not altogether common."

Posted by: McGehee at 8:35 PM on 31 August 2004

And somewhere beyond "urgly," I suppose. The hierarchy I learned, by increasing levels of hideosity: ugly, urgly, fugly.

"Furgly," were it in existence, would be really, really scary. I've heard "yoogly" exactly once: in a Tim Wilson song about the changing standards of appearance in country music.

"I liked country better back when it was yoogly / Back when Lyle Lovett was considered a handsome man."

Posted by: CGHill at 9:15 PM on 31 August 2004

Damn, now fugly is pretty? I remember when "plain" got promoted to "attractive". This only applies to the females, though, you can still be a fugly or plain guy (I think). :) I wonder when chunky will be the new thin.

Terkish Payne, still fugly, but I'll still be distinguished when I get old enough, so there, ladies.. ;)

Posted by: Terkish Payne at 8:53 AM on 1 September 2004