And the winner of the Jud & Bill Episode 11 Contest is …

Have I been REMISS or have I been SLACKASSED? You be the judge.

re·miss   ri·mis’ – (adj.) negligent, careless, or slow in performing one’s duty, business, etc.


slack·assed   slak’·ast – (adj.) lazy; whiny; buck-passing; lame excuse-generating; easily distracted by snacks

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Well, yes. The contest ended Monday … so I should have announced the winner Tuesday morning … but I (stepping up on pretty pink, bedazzled pedestal) have been busy celebrating the birth of our nation this week.

So EXCUSE ME for being patriotic.

I’M SORRY if my allegiance became your inconvenience.

And if CARING MORE ABOUT AMERICA than about this whole website contest is wrong, then I don’t wanna be …

Oh, whatever. I had stuff to do.  But don’t mistake my slackassery for disinterest. Hosting this inaugural link-up was a blast for me. You guys really outdid yourselves. I promise whenever I get around to my next one that it’ll be easier (and WAY more brainless!) for all of us. And, that said, I guess I should actually be announcing a winner. I so wish I could name all of you.

“You’re all winners!”

Alas, the ODNT budget barely allows for one winner let alone a whole panel of victors. So, we put it up for a vote and let YOU decide. Ladies and gentlemen, the tribe has spoken. (I have never seen Survivor. Gosh, I hope I used that quote correctly.) The winner of the Jud & Bill Episode 11 Contest is … Amy Ragg of Betty Rants.

Congratulations, Amy! Please email me at with your snail mail address so I can send you a little token of my esteem. I don’t want to ruin the surprise for Amy so I won’t reveal what it is here until I confirm she’s received it. Until then, please go visit Amy on Twitter (@oneragglette) and tell her she’s awesome.

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You to everyone who researched, read, wrote and voted. You are now all of my favorite readers and can sit in the front section of my blog nearest to the stage. That’s where we serve the good drinks.

To view the other hilarious entries, click here. To view the dumbassery that let up to the contest, click here.


8 responses to “And the winner of the Jud & Bill Episode 11 Contest is …

  1. Congrats Amy!

  2. Woohooo! Keepin’ it in the family. Yay, Amy! Great job!

  3. Oh, my goodness! (Blushing)
    This is so unexpected! I am at a loss for words! There is a first time for everything! I’d like to thank my mother and father for having me. I’d like to thank the voters of the ODNT Academy. And Michele for encouraging me to write, and…(lump in throat forming)…and..everyone else who wrote. Your letters were amazing!… And…(tears starting to fall) Thank you EVERYONE! I love you all.
    (Overtaken now by a classic case of The Vapors and being escorted from the pink podium.)

  4. Jennifer Ragg Matteliano

    Way to go, sister of mine! You always have had a way with words. I can’t wait to see your prize!!!!

  5. Proud Papa Beaming Smile

  6. Congrats Amy! Who-Hoo! 🙂

  7. Woot!!!!!! Go Amy!

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