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Ask The Fiddler #1: Read My Hips

Filed under: Satire

fiddlerEditor’s Note: We often receive questions on a variety of prank-hoax-scam related topics. Readers want an assessment of the validity of news reports or web site information, or they suspect a received email is a scam. Some are looking for moral or immoral support for their prank ideas. So, we are pleased to announce a new service, Ask The Fiddler, a lifestyle advice column that may remedy more chaos and confusion than it creates. Questions may be submitted to us here at Art of the Prank, and good luck.

Dear The Fiddler:

I”™m going for a job interview and, in this troubled economy, there”™s bound to be lots of competition. Can you suggest any body language that might boost my chances?

Chris in Connecticut

Dear Chris:

How about the headstand, could be a hit, depending on what you”™re wearing under your kilt. You bring up an interesting topic. Thing is, there”™s some suggestion that body language is bunk. However, if your interviewer (prospective employer or, say, a cop) is a true believer, what does it matter if it”™s bunk?

Certainly the advocates have created a big industry, lots of books and seminars.

In your case, how to handle an interview, my always-handy copy of “Body Language For Dummies“ suggests that you “Visualize unzipping your torso and freeing the nervous butterflies in your stomach.” That should make an impression. (more…)