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February 15, 2011 / thomcaraway

The Ducklings’ AWP Experience: By the Numbers

by Claire LePage, Lauren Rush, & Caitlin Wheeler

Number of Blasphemous Jokes We Made: 5
Number of Octopi Sighted: 6
Number of International Foods Eaten: 7
Number of Hours on a Plane: 14
Number of Men Flirted With:

Duckling #1: 57
Duckling #2: 10
Duckling #3: Oblivious

Number of Beards sighted: Equal to Men Flirted With
Number of Scarves Sighted: Equal to Conference Attendees
Number of Small Animals Carried: 2 (unless you count the guy in feathers as carrying an animal)
Number of Journals Acquired: at least 45
Number of Boxes of Swag Shipped Home: 3 (plus Claire’s backpack)
Number of Mugs Sold by Rumpus Guy: 200
Number of Journals Sold by Us: 16
Number of Awkward Eye Contacts With Woman at Table Across the Way: Too many
Number of Times We Saved Isaac Fitzgerald’s Life: 1


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  1. Jennifer Miller McIntyre / Feb 21 2011 12:23 am

    I love this post X1000. Perfect way to capture the entity that is AWP.

  2. whitworthenglish / Feb 25 2011 8:46 am

    You’re both brilliant and funny. Thanks girls. 😉

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