Oddly Enough Blog

You stuck him with the wrong knife, fool!

January 11, 2011

I’m a huge fan of our etiquette columns, which offer useful advice for folks who were raised by Neanderthals, frozen in a glacier for 50,000 years and then wake up to find themselves working in a Manhattan law firm. There must be more of those than you think.

Have you had the meatloaf here, Hillary?

January 7, 2011

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Blog Guy, I read that President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went to a NATO summit in Portugal. What the heck do they do at a thing like that?

Great pie, Ma! You pick the kidneys yourself?

January 7, 2011

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As an American, I grow weary of having to teach the world everything.

BRITAIN/Once again, we have photos here from something called the World Scotch Pie Championship, in Scotland. There were hundreds of “pies” in competition.

Are you back again? Most popular posts for 2010

December 17, 2010

My above average readers have made this the second most popular Reuters blog for 2010, measured in both visits and page views, which is great news for me.

Think you could kill her for a little less?

December 15, 2010

This is just pathetic. You may have seen the story about a former TV chef who pleaded no contest to trying to have his wife killed, and was sentenced to nine years in prison.

Oeuf! I can’t take any more puns!

November 24, 2010

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Blog Guy, I read a Reuters story about a French guy who is trying to bring caviar to the masses.

“If it ain’t Lamar’s, it just ain’t steak!”

November 23, 2010


Blog Guy, I know you get around. I’ve heard that U.S. celebrities, even superstars, often do TV commercials and endorsements for overseas markets, since they know the ads won’t be shown here. Does this happen a lot?

Are you smarter than your turkey?

November 22, 2010


It’s that time again, when no matter how well you’ve hidden your stupidity during the year, it’s going to come out when you try to cook your Thanksgiving turkey.

It’s lard work, but someone has to do it…

October 27, 2010

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Blog Guy, I enjoyed your report a few days ago about President Obama eating doughnuts.

Legumes and goobers and tubers, oh my!

October 22, 2010

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Blog Guy, you’ve helped other readers with their photo collections. I recall the guy who collects pictures of dancing presidents, and the one who asked for shots of rich folks eating ice cream.