Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Quick quiz: For which one of these occupations is it not really so good to oversleep and come in late?
c) candlestick maker
d) air traffic controller
Yeah, I’d pretty much have to go with the air traffic controller on that one. Two planes heading to a Greek isle had to circle above the Aegean Sea for more than 30 minutes, because an air traffic controller overslept.
I’d have paid good money to see that controller when she woke up, looked at her clock, and heard planes circling over her house. “Uh, no time for breakfast this morning, Ma!”
Introduce more absurdity in your life. Join the Oddly Enough blog network!
An air traffic controller watches his screen near Frankfurt, Germany, in a 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Alex Grimm
- has the Mother of all Toothaches.
- shows how you can make a swell hat from toilet paper.
- is just learning to tie a turban.
- has a pathological fear of being killed freakishly, like Isadora Duncan.
- We would would rather be staked out naked in a wolverine park than where we are right now.
Quick quiz: Republican presidential candidate John McCain is saying…
“Wave, Cindy! I think that’s my first wife over there!”
“Is that jerk fooling anybody with that comb-over?
“There’s one of the guards from the Hanoi Hilton! Yo! Nguyen!”
“Look what that sign says about me! It says… Oh. Never mind.”
Republican presidential nominee John McCain, his wife Cindy (R) and vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin take the stage at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado September 6, 2008. REUTERS photos by Brian Snyder
Quick quiz: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who now earns a living telling scary campfire stories for young and old and bills himself as “BOO-liani,” is saying here…
“So the THUMP-THUMP-THUMP was his head, rolling down the old staircase!”
“Hi! Looks like we’re seatmates all the way to Tokyo!”
“You don’t mind if I fly naked, do ya Bob?
“You take the middle seat. Sometimes I have to get to the lavatory REAL fast!”
“Bob, those bloggers make me CRAZY! I’d love to get my hands on one! So what do YOU do?
b) hand the evidence over to your lawyer and take hubby to the cleaners
c) put the evidence up for sale on eBay
Pay attention, folks! If it’s humiliating, tawdry or tacky, you can make money out of it, which is what a wife is doing with the lacy black panties and condom wrapper she found in her bed.
Quick quiz: the words this guy LEAST wants to hear are…
“Sorry hon, looks like we left the sunblock at home!”
“Wow, I didn’t think the tide would be coming in for hours!”
“Hey Dad! Here comes the Beach Dentist!”
“Yikes, what the heck is a Zamboni machine doing way out here?”
Mohmmed Emad is buried neck-deep in the sand at Siwa Oasis, Egypt, August 12, 2008. The people in Siwa believe that being buried in the sand during the hottest time of the day can cure rheumatism, joint pain and sexual impotency. REUTERS/Nasser Nuri
a) Mr. Donkey
b) Mrs. Moo-Cow
c) Miss Chimpanzee
d) Mr. Deadly Cobra
Yeah, that doesn’t seem to be a tough one. It makes you wonder what’s gonna happen when this snake gets irritated by a tune he doesn’t like, or decides he wants something yellow for lunch today or whatever.