This won't be funny unless you love old monster movies as much as I do.
Drek: I can't remember the name, but it was a piece of construction equipment with an articulated arm on the back for digging.*
Drek's Wife: A caterpillar?
Drek: No, it wasn't a Caterpillar- it was Japanese.
Drek's Wife: A Mothra?
Drek's Wife: Well, we have caterpillar so it just seems like they should have Mothra.
Drek: That would be so awesome. Mothra, the powerful industrialist. His CFO and COO would have to be the tiny twins.
Drek's Wife: (laughs)
Drek: (In a high pitched voice) "The great and powerful Mothra reports that profits are down by seventeen percent this quarter as a result of the takeover bid from GodzillaCo.!"
Regular blogging will resume next week, folks. In the meantime, thank Warbler for the great post.
* As it happens, the correct word is backhoe.