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"I would also like to add that ‘Maoist Orange Cake is possibly the best name for a blog ever. Just my twopence." -- The Sixth Carnival of Radical Feminists, 1 October 2007

The Twelfth Carnival of Radical Feminists is up at The Burning Times blog and mentions one of our posts, Helen 'Wheels' Keller, for recommendation. Orangeists spreading our zest!

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Challenge From Aunt Soozie, Part Deux

Aunt Soozie and I have decided to take the Drag King Name Challenge up to the next level, and allow you, Gentle Readers to vote on the best Drag King name! The name with the most votes (natch) will be declared the winner, and the name's contributor will be given the title "MOC's Diva Of The Drag Kings."

What will the winner receive? Glad that you asked! The Diva Of The Drag Kings will receive a beautiful gift box, containing one hat/crown, accoutrements fit for a "king", , materials to create the illusion of facial hair, and a disposable camera. so if the recipient desires, he/she can clothe themselves as the Drag King Diva, take a picture, and hopefully, one day, post it on this blog.

The nominations are;

Boxa Hammers

Benny Dick Shun

Elvis Herselvis

Nick Holeritchie

Brit Tenyspears

Brad Clitt

York Hunt

Cervix Merchandise

Pierre Hardon

Jean-Claude Coq au Van Damme

The voting will begin today, and end next Sunday, with the winner to be announced next Monday. Hopefully, there will also be a picture of the fabulous prizes the winner will receive along with it.

Let the contest begin! Happy Voting!


Maggie Jochild said...

I vote for Cervix Merchandise.

I'd go for York Hunt, but then it becomes Mike Hunt and I get so confused.

Maggie Jochild said...

P.S. You have a typo -- you wrote "most votes (natch)" -- left out the S.

shadocat said...

Uff da!

little gator said...

hey! I'm winning?

is this a trick to get me to post my picture?

Pretend I'm reading a restauarnt menu:

how can I decide, they all look so good!

Blue said...

cervix merchandise. awesome.

Jana C.H. said...

Forget obscenity, I can never resist a clever rhyme: Elvis Herselvis, of course.

Jana C.H.
Saith Floss Forbes: If you don't know the tune, sing tenor.

P.S. I don't get the pun in Cervix Merchandise. Is it some famous person I haven't heard of?

shadocat said...

Hi Blue! Thanks for stopping by...

I hereby cast my vote for Jean-
Claude Coq au Van Damme!

Jana-Service Merchandise is the name of a store--you might not have them in Seattle

Daisy said...

Brad rules! Brad rules!

little gator said...

can i split my vote? 1/2 each to 2 names?

and Maggie, Mike Hunt is *not* York Hunt.

shadocat said...

Lil gator;

Fine with me. But I'll ask Aunt Soozie when she comes back from vacation on Monday....Which means the contest should probably go on until next Wed!

shadocat said...

This is totally off- topic, but I just had to share it, especially with those of you that, like me, struggle with our weight:


little gator said...

I've decided on Elvis Herselvis.

Though it occurs to me "Ima Lumberjack" might be better for a drag queen.

Jana C.H. said...

Ah, Gator, other rhymester! Good for you.

Just to keep things amusing I’ll include a bit of rhyming from my second-favorite poet. Can anyone name him?

There was a young girl of Connecticut
Who flagged the express with her petticut,
Which her elders defined
As a presence of mind,
But deplorable absence of ettitcut.

No particular relevance to the topic.

Jana C.H.
Saith JcH: It’s called light verse because all the heavy work is done by the poet.

Maggie Jochild said...

Jana, it's gotta be Ogden Nash. I don't remember that one specifically but I read him all the time when I was a girl and it's got his style.

Maggie Jochild said...

Speaking of irrelevant verse, one I always thought was Ogden Nash but turns out to have been written by Dixon Merritt -- and a limerick my mother quoted often:
A wonderful bird is the pelican
His bill can hold more than his belican
He can take in his beak
Food enough for a week
But I'm damned if I see how the helican

shadocat said...

per feminista:

"Affirmative re: the contest. I vote for Elvis Herselvis."

little gator said...

a friend and i make up endless couplets for the pelican limerick

He hold in his colon all fish he has stolen

he holds in his mouth lots of thinsg going south

he holds in his intestine everything he'
s been ingestin'

he holds in his brain thoughts of pleasure and pain

Jana C.H. said...

Ogden Nash, of course. Here's another:

There was an old miser named Clarence
Who simonized both of his parents.
"The initial expense,"
He remarked, "is immense,
"But I'll save it on wearance and tearance."

By the way, my father's name is Clarence, and though he's not exactly a miser, he is careful with his money, and taught me to be the same. The only reason I'm not as ornery as he is, is that he's had longer to practice. The "C." in Jana C.H. stands for "Claire", after my dad.

Jana C.H.
Saith Floss Forbes: If you don't know the tune, sing tenor.