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 16th, 2013 · 22 comments
June 14th, 2013 · 30 comments
Today’s special comes to us from New York City, at the entrance to the building’s roof deck. (Just in time for summer, when the entire city already smells like urine and garbage!)
Meanwhile, Jenny spotted this outside a three-story office building in Vancouver, B.C.
June 12th, 2013 · 42 comments
And the riposte:
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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.
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June 10th, 2013 · 72 comments
Mike spotted this in one of the restrooms at his Atlanta office. As amused as he was by the snarky comment-ALL CAPS-clip art combo, “I can’t say I disagree with the note,” says Mike. “That’s just gross.”
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June 9th, 2013 · 24 comments
“It would appear my co-worker is sensitive to her plant being moved,” writes Claire in the U.K.
Meanwhile, in New York…
And in Baltimore…
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June 6th, 2013 · 138 comments
Writes our submitter in Phoenix: “Apparently, the baggage handlers at Southwest did not appreciate my ‘love note’ baggage tag and felt the need to respond — in permanent marker.”
Adds our submitter: “In my defense, I would like to point out that my bag was 46 lb., which is still under the airline’s weight limit, and I, at 5’2″, had no trouble lifting it.”
June 5th, 2013 · 48 comments
But…but…where is Elemenopee?
(Thanks to Erika in California, Angela in Illinois, and Victoria in Texas for submitting.)
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June 4th, 2013 · 34 comments
Oh look, another sentient kitchen appliance. This time, with allergies.
(As spotted by Julie in her Provo, Utah college cafeteria.)
related: The very needy dishwasher
June 3rd, 2013 · 56 comments
Many cultures throughout history have used urine in the process of tanning [animal hides]. As Amanda in Colorado shows us, that tradition continues today among the animals that frequent the tanning salons of America!
related: The Golden Glow of the Tanning Salon
extra credit: Newsflash! Sunscreen works. [nytimes.com]