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Old 03-04-2012, 08:09 AM
Mogle Mogle is offline
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Sweden
Posts: 942
I always liked Terry Pratchett's parody of this trope.
Originally Posted by Terry Pratchett, Feet of Clay
Detritus blinked at his finger, which was still white with the dust, and sidled over to Carrot. 'Did I just lick dis?' he said.
'Er, yes, ' said Carrot.
'T'ank goodness for dat,' said Detritus, blinking furiously. ' 'd hate to believe dis room was really full of giant hairy spide...weeble weeble sclup...'
He hit the floor, but happily.