Oddly Enough Blog

Obama in O Canada? Oh really?

February 20, 2009

Hey Blog Guy,

I heard President Obama made his first trip out of the country since taking office. Wow, I bet it was someplace exotic. Italy? Mongolia? Bhutan?

Why so annoyed, Floyd?

December 4, 2008

Blog Guy. I need your advice. I’m thinking of moving to Canada, because they all seem so happy and carefree up there.

Stay away from that ceiling fan!

November 27, 2008

“Trust me, lady, you look gorgeous in this!

“Sure, I know it seems expensive, but you’re getting 650 pounds of high fashion, straight from Budapest! Pound for pound, that’s a bargain.

Bra flag: from C to shining C…

June 3, 2008

bras-2-140.jpgBlog Guy, recently I was in Montreal, Canada, and I saw women’s brassieres hanging all over the place. You’re a sophisticated guy, so what’s up with that?

We’d rather show up buck naked!

May 2, 2008

canada-this-140.jpgBlog Guy, I have a question about the Beijing Olympics, which I believe are being held in Peking.  How will they control the number of athletes? Is there some qualifying event to make sure millions of them don’t all show up in China?

Snow rage: do you get my DRIFT?

March 12, 2008

If I told you white powder was driving citizens to sudden violent acts, you’d probably picture guys fighting over cocaine someplace way south, as temperatures hit 100 degrees. Well, check your stereotypes at the door. This is Quebec City, one of the quaintest, most civilized places in North America, home of great food and cobblestone streets.

What are you doing in a dive like this?

August 16, 2007

The screams and epic splashes coming from Toronto Wednesday were the result of the National Cannonball Championships. For those who can’t remember their childhoods, that was the name given to swimming pool dives designed to make the biggest possible splash, and to cause a bit of pain as well.

The good news is, they still remember him

July 30, 2007

Back in May, we noted an ongoing competition to determine the “Worst Canadian.” Early contenders for the honor included pop singers like Celine Dion and Shania Twain, and the former owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs. We suggested cartoon villain Snidely Whiplash, just to be helpful.

O Canada! Is this what you call nasty?

May 3, 2007

Okay, this story started out mildly funny and it’s rapidly improving. A Canadian history magazine is tired of everybody thinking all Canadians are nice, and is conducting a survey to determine “The Worst Canadian.”

Found: drivers with clothespins and really, really long car?

January 17, 2007

A stowaway skunk has found a ride for the long trip back home – or maybe not so long, depending on her behavior.