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Last-minute gift ideas for the genuinely desperate…


From Drew, the evil genius behind the wonderful Married to the Sea and Toothpaste for Dinner (among other web gems), yet another nifty service: “The Worst Things for Sale.”

Do horses use different drugs than humans? Do they have to smoke enormous joints of drugs to get doped out like a junkie? Find out in “Latawnya, the Naughty Horse”it costs $250.34 used, but this is the internet. Here’s the whole book if you want to read it, and if that doesn’t satisfy your horse-drug cravings, the author has since published Latawnya The Naughty Horse 2.

Why was the Oreo Barbie removed from toy stores almost as soon as it was released? Could it have been the fact that they labeled a black woman as an “Oreo”, and that’s offensive and demeaning?  Yes, that’s exactly why, as a matter of fact.

Readers can find something for even the most difficult-to-please folks on their lists at “The Worst Things for Sale.”

[TotH to Laughing Squid]


As we make a list and check it twice, we might recall that it was on this date in 1984 that Britain re-gifted Hong Kong to China:  British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her Chinese counterpart Zhao Ziyang signed a Joint Sino-British Declaration, transferring rule of the Crown Colony to China in 1997.




Written by (Roughly) Daily

December 19, 2012 at 1:01 am

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