Reading with Scissors

November 27, 2007

Boston Terrier Christmas tree

Another oldie but timeless goodie: Two dozen Boston Terriers + hot dog garland + 60 lights + 13-1/2″ of porcelain = one really artificial tree. Don’t like Boston Terriers? No problem. Don’t like dogs? Try this.

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November 26, 2007

Nothing says school spirit like a remote control

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 Except maybe a heat pump.
(Ad in Illinois Alumni Magazine.)

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November 22, 2007

Lost in translation

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(Actual tea bag. Please read directions.)

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Bathroom yoga

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Flush and say Om.
(Coupon in Sunday newspaper)

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November 14, 2007

Nothing says school spirit like a heat pump

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Except maybe a remote control.
(Sunday newspaper insert)

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Because your baseball caps deserve the very best

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 Not only is the “cap closet” portable, it’s also a “clear, see-thru” design.
(Sunday newspaper insert)

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It’s like a Lava Lamp for your nose

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Put down that cell phone. Put on some Iron Butterfly. Kick back. Inhale.
(From a Sunday newspaper insert.)

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November 13, 2007

Trix-flavored Yogurt

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Yogurt-flavored Trix can’t be far behind. “Two fruity colors” in every container. Who needs fruity when you can have color? We live in a marvelous age. (Actual lid from actual Trix-flavored Yoplait container.) 

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November 12, 2007

Fish and (Potato) Chips

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Until work is complete on the genetically modified fish that grows potato chips instead of scales, this will have to do. (Sunday newspaper insert.)

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