Proposing to the decomposing…

May 21, 2010

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Blog Guy, I’m a guy with an unusual problem. My buddies and I live in one of those towns where the men really outnumber the chicks, and we don’t know where to go for brides. There just aren’t any women.

Now, what you actually mean is, no LIVE women, right?

SPAIN/Um, yes, that’s kind of implied, Blog Guy.

Bear with me here. Maybe you’re being a little too picky. There was a fashion show in Barcelona just this week, catering to the bridal needs of the dead.

Isn’t that kind of gross and sick and repulsive?

Try to keep an open mind. Look, I’m not talking about people who have been dead for years, I mean the more recently deceased.

fashion floaters lower 280A nice bridal gown, a thick coat of make-up, comb most of the seaweed out of her hair, and you’ve got yourself a good-looking bride you can be proud of.

Is that even LEGAL, Blog Guy?

Yes, in most of the red states it is.

Well, I suppose I could get engaged for a while and see if it works out for us.

About that, Buddy, I don’t recommend any long courtships here. You go much more than a week, you’re gonna have to spend a fortune on scented room spray at the church….

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Models present creations from ‘Raimon Bundo’ at the Barcelona Bridal Week fashion show, May 20, 2010. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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I believe I am better served by squatting the bench firmly on this one…

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

“The Ouija board spelled out join the Oddly Enough blog network! You moved it! No you did!”

Ok, the model has no head or arms. I think that is game over.. I am tapping out.

Time to polish up the M134, prep for the zombie hoardes.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Nope… no… not at all…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Marrying one of these would constitute proof that the groom HAD no brain!

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

I can hear the proposal now – “Oh darling, I am drowning in my love for you … I am consumed by the fire of our passion … I’m blown away by the tornado of our love … May I be swallowed by the earth itself if I ever do you wrong … will you be mine until the end?”

Posted by BethyB | Report as abusive

How about, “I wouldn’t be caught DEAD in that dress!”

Way to cheer up my Friday afternoon, guys (and gals)! Who needs doughnuts!! 😉

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

All dead women have seaweed in their hair ? Oh, no, wait, that would explain the prawn joke.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive


Shouldn’t that be: “will you be mine after the end?”

Posted by Logrus | Report as abusive

I wish my bruises were as pretty as those.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

The neckline on the second one is terrible, Spinster. The others aren’t too bad I suppose.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Knit nurse babe, you’re just not hanging out with the right make up artists…

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

I agree Spin… like the dresses, i bet they had nice shoes to match! As for the seaweed and zombie stuff, well.. who the heck WANTS to understand them?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

wow…just when you think it couldn’t get worse.. 😀

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

@Spinster… “I’d be cause alive in one….”

That make me chuckle. :)

Unca, don’t fret.. I will certainly leave some zombies for you to snipe. Get a little red mist of your own!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

and if I am going to quote someone I should probably make sure I do it correctly… you actually said:

“I’d be CAUGHT alive in one..”

I hang my head in shame.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Spinster, oh my gosh that sounds hilarious!! 😀

My worst typo? I spelled County…without the o.



Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

You’re right Crowgirl. The kind of makeup artists I hang out with are more interested in covering me in gore.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

@Spinster…did your boss find it as humorous as I just did? I sure hope so cause that was good!


Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

@Knit_Nurse – yeah, I miss them. :(

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

I tend to forget my embarassing typos… thats why I got spell check running on my mails before they are sent out…
I am sure something bad musta happened to make me do that…
E, that was funny..
Spin, got any more stories? 😀

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Ladies, may I humbly suggest you activate spell checking in your computers? Otherwise, you might be in for some interesting surprises…

On second thought, it’s probably best if you leave the option off, but share with us the results!!

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

Well considering that my company does a lot of work with county councils, I have my AutoCorrect set to fix that particular mistake…if I ever make it.

Of course, we have a lot of public contracts too. Which is highly embarrasing without the l!!



Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

Oh yeah, Instant messaging threads!!!! LOL, they were fun.. I met a guy at work that way.. 😀

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

E, you feeling better today? Everything ok?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Thanks for asking ifly. Going to the dentist today to have a tooth extracted so I’m not sure if that counts as ‘ok’. But I’m feeling rather positive and upbeat because I’d prefer 10 minutes of terror/pain in the chair than the last 18 months of constant aching agony in my jaw.



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