Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Quick quiz: If you have a meal in The Gulf region and can’t quite place the distinctive, piquant, exotic flavor, it’s most likely…
a) Amba, a savory mango pickle condiment
b) Cardamom seeds mixed with cumin
c) Mahlab, made from the St.Lucie Cherry
d) About 30 pounds of desert sand embedded at high speed during the cooking process
That’s right, it’s d), so don’t try to chew every little bit of it.
Check out the masked dude below, just going along roasting his chickens in the middle of a sandstorm.
What’s wrong, Blog Guy? I don’t understand!
I’ve been seeing pictures of former governor Sarah Palin yesterday serving hot dogs as she left the governor’s job. Isn’t that a natural for you? Why aren’t you all over it?
Oh, that. It’s just too obvious. Too easy. What would I even say?
Come on, straighten up, Mister! You’d say like, Sarah Palin’s wurst job? Or look at the buns on that governor? Or losers and wieners? Or I know, Sarah the Redhot Mama?
I’ll do my best.
I get that question a lot, and I believe this photo illustrates the technique they use.
Blog Guy, you do a wonderful job of keeping us up on what the elite are doing. Where is the Smart Set this week, so we can once again envy the lush life?
That eatery, employing all the knee- slapping humor that life-threatening coronary disease has to offer, serves up a “Quadruple Bypass Burger” to customers, and when they’re finished, a waitress pushes them out to the car in a wheelchair.
Blog Guy, I read that Australia’s troops in Afghanistan are unhappy with their food. Apparently they don’t like the stuff that the Dutch-run mess hall is serving. Could Dutch food really be that bad?
That sounds yummy. Have you been to Australia? What do they eat there?
Yes, I have. They eat Vegemite, this dark brown food paste that they spread on everything.
You’ve GOT to help me, Blog Guy! Big News is breaking too fast. North Korean nukes, a new Supreme Court Justice, the economy….
Can you please direct me to the LEAST significant thing on earth? I need to totally zone out for about 45 seconds with the most inconsequential thing you can find.
You were looking at the dishes on your table, and they WERE ants. This is the season when they eat huge ants in various ways in Colombia.
Quick quiz: Thousands of live rats in Cambodia, shown in crates below, are being shipped to Vietnam to…
a) enjoy a getaway at one of the world’s top rat vacation destinations.
b) be used as Happy Rat Day gifts.
c) take part in a rat exchange which could lead to a foreign exchange program involving real students.