“No, there’s no way that’s correct.”
“I’m sorry. I was trying to impress you. I don’t know what it means. I’ll be honest. I don’t think anyone knows what it means anymore. Scholars maintain that the translation was lost hundreds of years ago.”
“Doesn’t it mean “Saint Diego”?”
“I’m Brick Tamland. People seem to like me because I am polite, and I’m rarely late. I like to eat ice cream, and I really enjoy a nice pair of slacks. Years later, a doctor will tell me that I have an IQ of 48 and am what some people call “mentally retarded.”"
This article was first posted on December 17, 2013