American legless lizard
Guys. Guys, can you all just this once, please please be cool? Puh-leeeeeeease. Just. Be. Cool. Okay?
The American legless lizard doesn’t know it’s a snake.
It’s not your place or mine to tell the American legless lizard otherwise. It is our place to be cool.
Unlike most snakes, the American legless lizard has eyelids. It likes to point this out as if it’s some kind of crucial difference that makes it not a snake. Just play along, all right?
It can detach its own tail to confound and horrify others.
As an American, it has all the freedoms granted it by the Bill of Rights. It doesn’t have to quarter anybody, and it doesn’t!
The thing’s got no dang legs.
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The American legless lizard shares a birthday with…
- Jan Berenstain, children’s author. People remember the author creating the “Berenstein Bears,” but it was actually “Berenstain’s Monsters.”
Mia Wasikowska, who died one hundred years ago this very night and hasn’t let it slow her down.
Melanie Williams, the secret third Williams sister.
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What if it fought a bear?
The bear doesn’t care about detachable tails. It considers most tails detachable.
Is it noble?
The American legless lizard needs to stop deluding itself. But I’m overstepping my bounds even by saying that in confidence. I’m sorry. I should just be cool. The American legless lizard usually is. Cool, that is.
This blog is just between you and me, right?