You may have noticed that many of your favorite internet sites are going dark today to protest legislation in the U.S. congress that would effect the open internet. I don't have the technical skills to make my site change for the day (or the time to learn or ask for help) but I do encourage you to learn about the bills and contact your representative about them. Wired.com has a good summary and some links for more details.
Maybe this ad is using the quotation marks to remind us of the television show of the same name. In their defense, the more you repeat the word "shore" the dumber it sounds, so maybe that was their problem. Shore. Shore. Shore. "Shore." Yup. Thanks, Adam.
That's right, this one opens with double quotes, and closes with a single quote. I'm not even sure what that means, or whether gift cards to Bob's really do make the perfect gift (I'm guessing no though). Thanks, Cari.
I guess you can defrost it really fast if it's not actually frozen. I figure it's ok for me to post this over a month after I received it, we're arguably always approaching "Thanksgiving" right? Thanks, Eric.
Submitter Andrea requests that we look past the description of plastic food as "yummy" (clearly correct) to the smaller print below. She explains: "Every parent DETESTS those cable ties, especially when kids are
oh-so-eager to play with their new toys, so I'd say "chainsaw" is more
Please send your submissions via email to bethanykeeley (at) gmail.com. I look at them all, but it might take a while to get to yours -- sorry! I love you all, but I only have so much energy in a day.
If you want your picture to make the blog DO NOT @tweet them, or leave them in a comment. I need them all in the same place. Make sure your emails are easily distinguishable from spam or viruses (I use gmail web interface, so images get previews).
I don't usually post the following: newspaper headlines, personal email, craigslist postings, unprofessional websites. I also tend to not crosspost things from other blogs, since I have so much unique material waiting for me to get to it.
Things I see a lot: silica gel "do not eat"; hair dryer labels; inside the bus "do not drill"; Wal-mart sign about IDs; coffee machine with "2" cup sizes; employees must "wash hands"; that failblog post.