on 8/5/08 4:27 pm, Andy Looney at andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: >> Could it just be shown >> on it's back and labeled: "Parrot" ? > > No. I'm not going adjectiveless and I'm not calling it Dead. The debate is > between Resting (to silence the whining purists) and Sleeping (which I > still prefer). Either way, I'm all about the contradiction between the > pictured reality and claims of possible aliveness made by the text. It > plays great as a Sleeping Parrot. If Dead isn't an option, I think Sleeping sounds better, even if it's not a direct quote. Resting Parrot just sounds weird to me, as a word combination. Mark -- Mark D. McKean - The Quantum Panda qpanda@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx - http://www.quantumpanda.com C-Leapers <>< HL-Christians <>< B5-Christians "While there are beautiful things to remember, The ugly things one should forget." - Anthony Newley, "Things to Remember"