A Trespass of Swine

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Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.

The road is everywhere

Beer run or wanderlust. The road is always calling us. Ramble right, left or mezzo, incongruous or amid the flow. To step out engenders not always an expedition, maybe just a stroll.

the road is everywhere

The road is everywhere equally. We consort with the course and cobblestone of its open arms all our lives. The true Romantics usually set off with a bit of cold pork in their pockets.

the Porcine Oracle


Additional information:

  • The Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth and a discussion of how to amble the roads of the English countryside.
  • Does a pig (or pedestrian) walk ‘in’ the road, or ‘on’ the road? How to talk about traveling.
  • A philosophy of pigs crossing roads. Why do they do it?
  • Albert – the pig in College Road Trip. About 15 minutes into the movie Albert the pig is seen briefly near a crayon drawing (presumably drawn by Albert) of the words “SOME PIG”. This is a reference to the classic book Charlotte’s Web where the words “SOME PIG” are written in a spider’s web to distinguish the uniqueness of Wilbur, the porcine main character.

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