When I was a wee bairn, I remember there being a gas station, also called a service station, on every corner downtown. Fuel was cheap in those days, and no, we didn’t tie onions to our belts. Sheesh. Anyway, the stations would give away glassware or antennae balls or kid toys. And they would lower their price per gallon by a few cents to lure in the budget-conscious motorist. Them were the days. Continue reading
Back in the old days of You Suck at Craigslist, One Moving Violation was a regular poster and commenter. He then had a medical emergency, during which many of us realized the world would be a sadder place without him. Luckily, it was not in his stars to leave us yet. We have enjoyed many long years of his humor. This ad displays just what that might be like.
wood stove – $200 (Location
Good wood stove comes with triple wall and dingle wall pipe call or text XXX_XXX-XXXX.
Yes, there is a “Peterson Dingle pipe” – OMV
We don’t usually discuss Dingle pipes here. Not unless the ad came out of the missed connections section. Still, if that’s what One wants, that’s what One gets. Thanks, OMV, for the long years of jokes, puns, and eye rolls.
Like me, NinjaChow is a fan of canines, and she often finds the most unusual ads. Some ads are of Sparky, for Sparkey, by Sparky. And there are lots and lots of pictures. Because Sparkey is deaf as one of these posts. Continue reading
Doing this blog is a load of work, and I could not do it without those who kindly provide silly ads for us to lampoon. This week I want to pay special tribute to the three constant submitters without whom this thankless job would be, well, more thankless. Continue reading
This blog has been about the struggle of class against class. It has been about the futility of breading pets. It has been about Sparky’s inhumanity. Today we look at all those pets who don’t get enough unwanted attention.
Adult Pug (Vogon, CA)
Very beautiful Pug for sale. Cannot take her on our journey called Life, however we are looking to give her to a loving family who will give her all the unwanted attention she needs. Looking for serious buyers only. We will only sell to those who really want to take her in. $300 obo text me at XXX-XXX-XXXX.
Yeah, whoever buys her will be taken in, that’s for sure. Where are we going to find 300 obos at this time of day? Life. Don’t talk to me about life.
Gene Kelly! Fred Astaire! Frick and Frack! Jonesy the Wonder Poodle! Where have they all gone? Why don’t they make movies like that any longer? Continue reading