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News, but not the serious kind
Honey, I’m goin’ shoppin’ downtown. You want anything?
Oh yeah, daggers! We’ve got some birthdays coming up and daggers make great gifts.
Sure thing, sweetie. Who has the best daggers? Mac the Knife?
Are you nuts? That highway robber? No, I go to Blades R Us, over on 28th Street! That guy chews a lot of qat, so he’ll take whatever you offer him.
Oh and Earl, can you pick up a big machete for my hairdresser?
No, I can’t carry that much, sweetie, I was gonna walk on my hands.
Ah, that sounds about right, Earl. It’s a real nice day for it, too.
Top: A vendor sells daggers on a street in the old city of Sanaa July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
I just can’t make up stuff like this. I sure wish I could, but I can’t.
Maine lawmakers have approved legalizing switchblades for people with one arm.
Our story says this will keep one-armed people from having to open folding knives with their teeth in emergencies. Really.