>All I Want For Christmas Is An Odd Combination Of Things

>With Carin gone for the holidays and me leaving tomorrow, things are likely going to be pretty quiet around here for the next week or 2. but before we all but close up shop for the most un-vacation-like vacation of the year, here are a few random links to keep you entertained while we’re off eating ungodly amounts of food and drinking ourselves stupid. I’m sure that many of you will be doing the same things, but if you happen to find a spare minute somewhere or if nobody likes you and you’re not invited to anything, here ya go.

*Strange: A Hungarian riverside was made into a beach because apparently the country doesn’t have any natural ones of its own. Stranger:
somebody stole it, sand and all.

*We talk a lot about the things people name their children, but sometimes overlooked are
the things they choose to name themselves,
for instance, Daddy Fantastic, Mouth Who Wants To Know O’Mighty, and my personal favourite, Something Long And Complicated.

*Here’s a quick tip. If you’re throwing garbage down a chute and you somehow manage to knock your hat off and the hat falls in,
just let it go.
Yes the guy survived, but it’s because he’s lucky, not smart.

*We don’t pick on England, England picks on England. They have a
10-step guide detailing clean up and disposal procedures for broken light bulbs
for crying out loud!

*Quick question. If Santa is
such a poor role model,
where are all the stories about kids getting hurt or worse because they’re sliding down chimneys? I mean if you’re going to be a fucking goof about everything, you might as well be a fucking goof about *everything*.

*if you want to be entertained by somebody much funnier than us, check out
Glen Foster’s YouTube channel.

*Money quotes:

  1. In a
    story
    on the death of the world’s oldest man, age 116, a family member is quoted as saying “His death came as a surprise to us.”
  2. Words to live by, courtesy of awesomely named Australian politician Nigel Scullion.
    “Don’t let anyone handcuff you to a post and make sure you always wear clean underwear.”
  3. Upon recovering her stolen Nativity scene, Santa Clarita California resident Vicki Combs told KNBC TV Los Angeles that, in the future,
    “I think I’ll nail it down.”

That’s all I’ve got, but if you need more to look at, head on over to
Joke A Day’s Wild Links page,
where you’ll find lots of fun stuff, including some links right back here to things you’ve probably already seen.

If I don’t talk to you before then, have a merry
festive whatchamathingie
and a happy New Year.

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