Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Blog Guy, I have some questions about that upcoming royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. Can you help?
You bet. One-stop shopping here, All Kate, all the time.
That’s great! I heard there will be a royal carriage used in the wedding, and I’m concerned about whether the harnesses will be clean enough.
That is an understandable concern, but it will be fine. The royal harness cleaner is all over it, as you can see here.
Whew. And another question. Is William’s dad, Prince Charles, going to have to walk to the wedding?
Okay designers, you know the problem. Despite the incredible popularity of computers, a high percentage of men aren’t learning to use a keyboard properly.
We need to teach men to type using the standard QWERTY method, named after the first six letters in the top row. Lamar, you said your group has made some progress?
Okay, the folks in these pictures are coverd in talcum powder from a traditional Powder Day festival in their Spanish village.
The caption tells us that festival participants “hurl talcum powder at each other until they are completely covered with it,” and that in the past, “young men used this game to seduce girls.”
Blog Guy, it’s a couple of days before the end of February and there hasn’t been a single sign of the onrushing Apocalypse this month. I’m feeling much better already.
Then you’re living in a dream world, buddy. I just saw one of the clearest signs ever. It turns out a specialist ice cream parlor plans to serve up breast milk ice cream.
An egret stands among anemone flowers…
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Honey, you can stop cooking, it looks like the Hendersons can’t make our dinner party after all!
Damn those people! How do you know?
Look out in the garden, they sent their egrets!
Some friends they turned out to be, huh?
Yeah, with friends like those, who needs anemones?
An egret stands among anemone flowers in Ben-Shemen forest, near the Israeli town of Modiin, February 21, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
Okay, the headline on this story, “Ancient Brits ate dead and made skulls into cups,” pretty much says it all. I can’t improve on that.
Perhaps surprisingly, I’m going to skip right over the part about eating the dead. It would just be too easy to compare what British folks ate back then with what they eat now.
Welcome back to a regular little feature we like to call, “Stuff maybe we should have mentioned in the photo caption, but didn’t.”
Pay close attention. I know this guy here looks like somebody with pieces of bread taped onto his head.
Blog Guy, my daughter just got a degree in creative writing and film studies. Any suggestions for a job?
Sure. Increasingly, people in nice big houses are hiring human door knockers to hang on their front doors, as kind of a status thing. You get to work with people and be outdoors.