5 thoughts on “Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

  1. Not a chance – they’re members of the IBEEW, and them union boys don’t do nothin’ for free.

    IBEEW – International Brotherhood of Electrical Eel Workers.

    • Thanks for spelling that out! When we lived overseas, various unions were always striking or threatening, and the news never, ever told you what the letters they were blithely tossing around meant.

      So we came up with our own. I’m not sure the ITGWU would have appreciated knowing that we always thought of them as the Irish Transvestite Garment Workers Union. (I think it was really the Irish or International Transport and General Workers.) But our versions made listening to the news much more fun.

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