“!There are some things from one’s childhood that are sacred. There are some universal childhood icons such as Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Great Pumpkin, Tom the Turkey, and Uncle Sam. Depending on when you were born that icon may now include a sponge with square pants, a wooden 2×4, or a plump gnome with a head ornament.
My additional icon was the blue monster who’s diet consisted of cookies.
Needless to say, there were a number of rumors that Sesame Street, in an attempt to please the nanny politicians in our ever increasing nanny state, had forced broccoli down the blue monster’s gullet and renamed him “Veggie Monster“. Atrocity!!! Who could be behind this sacrilege!!!
Oh. Right. Silly Mario Lopez…
With that said, let these rumors of the charlatan Veggie Monster cease!
“C” will ALWAYS be for “Cookie