The very best of April…

May 1, 2011

It’s time to look at the most popular blog items from a very goofy month.

No surprise, a certain wedding featured strongly in the top ten, capturing slots one and two, among others.

Beyond that, it was news you could use. Readers liked tips that could save their marriage, and items about pistol-armed fashion models and one-armed stiletto users.

One more interesting note. The item about a new way to learn touch typing, which ran in March and was one of the most popular that month, made it onto April’s list too. Folks never grow tired of good keyboard stories.

Here were the top ten items, based on traffic:

10. Stilettos making a comeback?

9. Shermanize me another burger, honey!

8. A fresh supply of Kate hits the streets…

7. You said my butt looks WHAT?

6. Five tips that could save your marriage

5. Darn, I’d forget my blouse if it wasn’t…

4. The worst wax job in the world?

3. Learn touch typing the fun way?

2. And don’t pick your nose at the wedding!

And the number one blog post for April…

1. The Clampetts are here, Your Majesty…

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Britain’s Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge kiss as they stand on the balcony at Buckingham Palace with other members of their families, after their wedding in Westminster Abbey, in central London April 29, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A model takes aim with a gun during the Expo Seguridad Mexico 2011 security fair in Mexico City April 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

A model presents a creation made with recycled materials during Ecofashion 2011 in Cali, March 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

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They call that a kiss???? I wonder if a shamrock as rank insignia denotes “Prince”.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

I think the white shamrock is collar badge, something like the U.S. distinctive unit insignia (DUI). I knew some Welsh Guards in the military. Their collar badge was a leek. And they thought it was funny that my unit’s DUI (at the time) had a golden hawk.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

@Dave: they had to keep the kiss G Rated/family friendly as it would be seen by so many. And if they have enough electricity between them, you’d be surprised at what a gentle looking kiss can generate!

@Doc: I prefer my shamrocks green, though the white one does look nice on his uniform collar. Do you suppose they are growing shamrocks underground so they come out white, like the pale asparagus? I like that better green, too!

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Oh, hi, BG! Thanks for the happy April. Looking foward to a goofy May.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Er, forward… Doughnut, I could use a doughnut. It is cloudy and the day could later lend itself to an old Hitchcock movie with that doughnut.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Congratulations on a fine month, Mr B. You know, of course, that my measure of a good month depends on how frequently my Lamar is mentioned. Be it in your accounts of his heroisim, the futile flirtations of covetous female commenters, or the envious jeering of Lamar-wannabe guys–it matters not. This month, however, in keeping with his noble nature, Lamar gallantly stepped aside to allow Will and what’s-her-name
a turn in the limelight. What a prince! (Lamar, I mean.)

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

@lady … I think we need to hookup Lamar and my sister.

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

I shall remember April as being the very best fourth month of the year. :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

I agree that it is a wonderful picture of the happy couple. I’m sure it’s the best kiss they could manage, considering how they had mostly teeth instead of lips that day.

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

Cam, how could you suggest something like that to Lady! Oh, you cruel cruel man!
Spin, guess she will hang out in Cambridge now.. Pretty sure Harry’s wife would be given Oxford…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

That “model” is going to find herself with quite the gash on her thumb if she even thinks about firing a handgun holding it like that.

Posted by makone4 | Report as abusive