[lit-ideas] Re: There's no such thing as a free cremation

  • From: Eric Yost <eyost1132@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2006 17:44:40 -0500

Mike: Now I see the joke. And it's a lot funnier -- well, maybe not to Eric -- or maybe so.

Omar's quip was witty and honest. So I replied with a standard comeback to hecklers, though not a particularly vulgar one.

The reason I asked whether it was a performative -- "I can't wait" -- is that it does what it says: it doesn't wait AND it mocks.

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