Another Wholesome Family Discussion

We played ‘catch up’ with some good old fashioned family TV, namely The Walking Dead. Tonight I learned that

(a) if you can cut off the arms and jaw of a ‘walker’ (zombie) they make excellent pets. waliking dead zombies


(b) Unfortunately, they will eventually starve to death. This initiated an interesting debate as to how a zombie would starve to death when its digestive system stopped functioning when it died. Surely anything ingested by a zombie would surely just sit in body cavity and rot along with the rest of the zombie. Furthermore, I would imagine a zombie’s colon and sphincter muscle would be defunct, meaning that the poor undead being would poop like a mouse.

“Eww, imagine the smell!” exclaimed Miss Katherine. “They’d just keep farting all the time,” Master Johnny added with a low growling giggle. Lady Barton St Mary sucked a thoughtful tooth for a moment. “Well, I’ve slept in the same bed as your father after he’s had a curry and several pints of beer. I think I might be prepared for a zombie apocalypse,” she mused.


About ruralspaceman

A man trapped inside a middle aged body still tries to be hip and trendy. Actually, no he doesn't. He says it as he sees it. as long as it's not too controversial. Living with his wife, Lady Barton St Mary, two children, Miss Katherine and Master Johnny in Randall Towers, he is constantly frustrated by the mechanisms of modern life and the issues raised by being the husband of a high flying executive and member of the aristocracy. All he wants is a quiet life and a full set of Deal or No Deal DVDs. Please help him.
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3 Responses to Another Wholesome Family Discussion

  1. LillianC says:

    This sounds all too familiar. My husband and my sister get into conversations about such things. Example: When my husband gets sick, he’s convinced every system in his body converts to the production of mucus.

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