Oddly Enough Blog

I could cut back to $3,200 a month for beer…

July 15, 2008

Blog Guy, you’ve given good personal finance advice in the past, and I need some help. I’m falling behind. Here’s my monthly budget. Am I wasting too much money on books?

Weird? Only if you’re a weenie!

June 23, 2008

sourtoe-300.jpgWe have a story on a travel Website’s “Top 10 weird activities” for travelers seeking the outlandish.

Her cups runneth over?

June 19, 2008

Quick quiz: you can tell if a woman has class if you offer to buy her a glass of wine and she says…

Open the safe, Mozart, this is a stick-up!

May 22, 2008

drawing.JPGI did a very popular item about a phrase book for folks  going to Austria for Euro 2008, to help get by in the local dialect. The guide is REALLY useful if you get a bit creative. Say you decide to rob a convenience store. By mixing up actual phrases from various pages, you can say:

Polo again today, Sir Rodney?

May 22, 2008

supporters-2-160.jpgDear Becky,

I read that two English soccer teams are playing in some finals in Moscow, and lots of fans are there.  

Are you crazy? Are you blind?

May 19, 2008

snl-120.jpg“Another gherkin for me, please…” Excuse me, I’m just practicing phrases to use in Vienna for Euro 2008, thanks to a guide for visitors who wish to try the local dialect.

Bubbles and troubles…

April 28, 2008

racer-bottles-120.jpgIt’s time for yet another edition of “Things Maybe We Should Have Explained in the Caption, but Didn’t.” We see this race driver sliding along a river of champagne, and our caption just says he “slips down from the podium as he celebrates finishing second place.” This raises questions…

Frolic in the fizz, Liz!

April 26, 2008

mentos-300.jpgBlog Guy, it was so interesting to learn about those bidet things in your blog recently. You give your readers a genuine feel for other cultures. It made me wonder, do they take showers in Europe the same way we do here?

Yeah baby, Toilet Paper Guy is on a roll!

April 25, 2008

toilet-face-120.jpgOh cripes, Charlene, it’s him again! We call him Toilet Paper Guy. Don’t let him see us! He comes to this bar every Friday, wearing that outfit made of toilet tissue and paper towels. That’s what I’m looking for, a man that can’t afford fabric!

Do you have the May issue of Nose-Picker?

April 24, 2008

valentino-200.jpgFrom Moscow, news that some billionaire is starting a magazine named Snob. I’m serious.