The world is flat. . . Bad breath is better than no breath at all. . . Speak softly but with a forked tongue. . . Some of my best friends are trolls. . . It's better to take than to receive. . . There's a fjord in your future. . . Rapunzel has split ends. . . ."" Thus Browne's oafish Viking manhandles familiar slogans and adages, heralding perhaps a new dark age in his incursions on Fat Albert's territory (see Cosby, below).