Lorna in Adelaide, Australia found this classified ad in the city newspaper a while back. “It still makes absolutely no sense to me,” she says, “but I enjoy the passive-aggressive undertones. (‘You insulted me after I did you a favour!’)”
Entries Tagged as 'Australia'
July 16th, 2013 · 37 Comments
June 27th, 2013 · 72 Comments
I can’t decide between the cheese and the soup. Who do you think deserves the prize?
related: What rhymes with putrid?
June 16th, 2013 · 22 Comments
Deborah in Townsville, Australia says her 9-year-old son, Connor, made this card for her husband, a keen cyclist. “Clearly, Connor is aware of the inherently risky nature of cycling,” Deborah says. “Either that or the word ‘dead’ just rhymed well.”
June 11th, 2013 · 19 Comments
At first glance, I definitely thought was one of those “don’t feed the zoo animals” signs. But then, whoa, an Aussie 180! Roz in Perth says the “fairly militant kitchen brigade” at her office posts notes like this all over the kitchen.
related: The saddest zoo in the world
May 30th, 2013 · 33 Comments
“Obviously there’s something I’ve been missing all these years,” says Marg (a muggle, clearly), who spotted this notice in the restroom at Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station.
Meanwhile, in the elevator of Lauren’s building in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada…
related: Yer a wiseass, Harry
May 28th, 2013 · 38 Comments
This note — from Ulladulla, NSW — is for the Aussies who were disappointed by the lack of the word “arse” in Sunday’s post from Sydney.
related: No fridge ’til coffee!
May 26th, 2013 · 59 Comments
Kyle in Sydney, Australia says this sign was posted near the elevator in the basement of his building, where apparently someone had spilled some cooking oil on the floor. Based on this note, I’m still a little unsure about how the person who cleaned up the mess felt about the whole situation.
May 16th, 2013 · 84 Comments
Writes our submitter in Brisbane, Australia: “It wasn’t me that reported the rich guy to the council, but it sure gave me a few laughs.”
extra credit: This Is Why People Think Mercedes-Benz Drivers Are Asshats [jalopnik.com]
April 10th, 2013 · 41 Comments
Writes Renata: “On our holiday to northern Tasmania, we were driving to Mole Creek Caves when I spotted this sign in a tiny little town called Chudleigh. The town’s main point seemed to be the sale of honey, but obviously some of the residents have a sting in their tail.”
March 10th, 2013 · 34 Comments
Turns out there is something you can catch from a public toilet seat: orange. (As spotted by Sharna in the ladies’ room of a Sydney strip club…)
related: Can you a spare a square?
extra credit: Can you catch germs from a public toilet seat? [everydayhealth.com]