Monday, August 4, 2008

This Week in Local Art! / Plus, the Boys Consider the Word "Nubile"

Last night brought a new art show at the Bourgeois Pig, described in this way: "Jouvelt presents works inspired by the Bourgeois Pig."

Chip: "Actually, this sounds sort of interesting. I once did a series of art works inspired by Quinton's. Basically, it was watercolor portraits of myself banging various waitresses. Later, a judge said that it was not art and ordered me to destroy them."

Richard: "Any painter known only by one name has got to be good. Picasso. Rembrandt. Jouvelt. I'll check this out. Unfortunately, this same rule does not apply to film directors, as Tarsem is a pretentious nut and McG is a pure hack bent on ruining the new Terminator flick."


On a recent evening, Richard found himself drinking beer with a local religious leader at Free State, who suggested that the blog was possibly over-using the word "nubile." Richard explained that his use of the word was akin to Faulkner's constant use of the word "myriad." What word besides "nubile," after all, could possibly convey the ideas of "attractiveness," "willingness," and "flexibility" that "nubile" suggests? Readers, we'd be more than happy to hear your suggestions on other words. Fire away in the comments section!

Chip: "Certain words give me an instant boner and 'nubile' is one of them. Another is 'pussy.' Another is "Quinton's."


Mr. Roget said...

How about "lithe"?

Humbert Squared said...

May I suggest "nymph," though I suspect the females you are describing are out of this European's age range.

Dr. C said...

I don't think it would've ever occurred to me that you'd overused the word "nubile."

I think the women are reasonably described as nymphs, particularly in their most frolicsome moods, although they are most certainly not "nymphets."

Since you mentioned Faulkner, perhaps you should start using phrases like "Quinton's waitresses have a lithe yet voluptuous nubility that engenders tumescence in the mind and member of man."

Dr. Who said...

Not to argue with Coach C. but...

Aren't the Q's *vomit* girls a bit too... zaphtig in some quarters, painfully curvy in all the right places in others to be considered nymphs, dryads or sprites?

And do we really need such adjectives when perfectly good words like: 'sea cow,' 'cum dumpster,' and 'women so fat only Kip would want to fatty fvck them' (AKA 'Clintonian'). Oh wait, that last one is an adjective as well.

Party on Wayne.

Party on Garth

nubile fan said...

"Lithe," for me, just doesn't have the immediate sexual connotations I get from "nubile." "Nymphet" is pretty good (although the boys are certainly faithful to the "gentleman's 7" rule of dating). "Clintonian" is not always immediately understood outside of the South.

The blog might eventually attempt a Faulkner parody. That could be fun!

the oxford english dictionary said...

Just be aware of the etymology of "nubile," my rambling young friends! "Nubile" comes from the Latin "nubere," meaning "to marry." Thus, "nubile" in its most literal way means "of marriageable age." Yikes! I believe Chip just wants to get in some A&F jean skirts, not exchange nuptials (a related word?)! Clearly though, the folks at and envision the word the way the Chronicles does.