related: Do you pocket like it’s hot?
Our submitter says this note (and the accompanying response) was posted in the ladies restroom of a busy medical complex in Florida.
Amanda in Florida works near a lovely bridge where, she says, “you are almost assured to see manatees at every visit.” On one side of this bridge is “a very beautiful home”…and now this very disturbing sign.
related: The right to bear fruit
Writes Taylor in Ontario: “My parents are divorced, and I live with my mom. My dad’s parents can definitely afford to buy more appropriate cards, but they went with this one.”
related: The Happiest Place on Earth
Something to consider the next time you consider staying at a Holiday Inn Express on your next family vacation…
When I first saw the above note on reddit, I experienced a bit of déjà vu. It took me a sec to figure out why…
Emily in Pennsylvania recently received this New Year’s Card — only a few weeks late, and oh-so-charmingly decorated by the person who mistakenly received it in the first time.
“So seldom that a letter, among the thousands that are constantly passing about the kingdom, and not one in a million, I suppose, actually lost!”
—Jane Austen, Emma
extra credit: In defense of the post office [usnews.com]
“I love that Gma knocked a few stars off her Amazon review due to not getting an acknowledgment from her granddaughter,” says Lisa in Seattle. (See, kids? You don’t write a thank you note, and EVERYBODY SUFFERS.)
related: Nobody guilt trips like a Grandma
This. Is. Amazing.
Says our submitter: “I don’t think this lady will be invited back to her stepson’s house anytime soon.”
related: Day in the Life of a Crank
It’s time, once again, for our look back at the year in notes. Which notewriter deserves the coveted title of douchecanoe of the year? Cast your vote in the comments!
Our submitter in Townsville, Australia says that Christmas decorating season is in full swing.Unfortunately, all those strings of lights have set off a string of front-yard vandalism as well. And in Townsville, people take their Christmas lights seriously.
In the spirit of the season, one disgruntled resident has added this sign to his decor. “I’m not sure how the choice profanity will go down with hundreds of cars full of children passing by every night,” she writes. (Please note that our submitter has pre-censored the profanity from the photo, in deference to our readers’ delicate sensibilities.)
Meanwhile, in Michigan, I think this local news headline says it all:
Beheaded Mickey Mouse Christmas decoration leaves Davison resident upset, children scared
Well, in any case, it says considerably more than the accompanying photo of this terrifying scene:
My favorite quote from the article:
“She was able to sew Mickey back together and use some Gorilla tape to patch up the gingerbread man, but some of her children’s innocence has been lost.”
related: Decor-nappings of Christmases past
extra credit: “Queenslander risks death for killer Christmas light display” [abc news brisbane]