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In response to recent revelations about the work of J T Leroy and James Frey (A Million Little Pieces), funny man Tim Carvell writes an op-ed in today's NYT about plaguarism, errors, omissions and elisions (?) in his best-selling memoir , "A Brief History of Tim".
Originally posted on February 21 2003, this hiliarous collection of librarian pickup lines remains one of our most popular features ever.
The List was originally compiled, (but not tested) by Blake, Aaron and Steven. Many others have contributed to the list since.
Feel free to use them at work, conferences, out at your favorite pub, or anywhere you may find the librarian of your dreams. Note: use at your own risk, may result in slapping, or having a drink thrown in your face.
"Are you on interlibrary loan? Because, baby, you're outta this library!"
What's your cutter number baby?
I bet you have quite a nice book worm!
You must work at a busy library, cuz baby you just increased my
Are you a librarian? Well I really need to be shushed!
Damn... you have more hardcovers than my private stash
Are you a librarian, because when you walked in the room I knew I was
I couldn't help noticing what a great book bag you have
Have you heard the one about the librarian with more stacks than she
You look like a real challenge!
No one believes I am a librarian, maybe you should try to check me out.
You have the tightest hair bun in the place.
I'm like Google, more results than you can deal with.
Did I mention I write for LISNews?
Let's play search engine: enter your terms and see if you get
Soooooo, people tell me that I look like Chris Sherman.
I'd catalog you under "Desirable!"
You have some back-end architecture.
Either my sight's fading fast, or you're the hottest guy I've checked
out all week.
So, you're a librarian? Do you mind if I work on your desk? -- Read More
You're a malevolent dishevelled master criminal in love with a falafel vendor. You are questioned by rabid self-published people talking to themselves. Be proud of what you are...You are a Librarian!
You're a feverish courtly boxer on the wrong side of the law. You are collated by spotted mutants who need you to negotiate a journal subscription in Finnish. Be proud of what you are...You are a Librarian!
A Post From AdRants points out New York City's Library Bar created an ad that maximizes the "librarian fantasy" in a way that aligns nicely with the brand. They dressed their hot bartenders up in sexy librarian-wear to attract drooling men incapable of resistance.
This librarian loves Oxford's D.
So it's natural for him to be
Enthralled and engrossed
In each limerical post
At this wonderful site. Come and see!
The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form does what it says. Contributors write limericks corresponding to modern English words. So far, they are up to "ba-". You can see my modest attempts here.