Will Teach For Food

rat holding sign

Yes, OK, it’s predictable. They didn’t go into it for the money.

With that ᐱᑎᑭ (pitiki) in the background, this picture might have been a candidate for Northern Rats. But that’s secondary.

Matter of fact . . . When I first started putting syllabics in paintings, many people didn’t know it was a real script. They thought it was a made-up rat language. In some quarters, syllabics are now known and recognized as “Lucy’s little triangles”.

And then there was the period, not so many years back, when the Ottawa Senators were in dire financial straits. Sportswriters pictured them standing on street corners with signs saying “Will Play Hockey For Food”.