[Regarding the list 11 Businesses Selling Two Hilariously Unconnected Items], there's a Liquor and Insurance store in Rouleau, Saskatchewan. It's been seen several times in the CTV series Corner Gas...what most people probably don't realize is that ... it was in business long before that.I've never heard of "Corner Gas"... I'm pretty sure the only Canadian TV shows I've heard of are "Degrassi" and "Canadian Idol"... but a store that sells liquor and insurance intrigues me a lot. They definitely can't jack up your premium if you get a DUI. Or deny you health insurance because of a pre-existing liver condition. Or get mad if you when you walk in there and you're eight years old but smell like Christian Slater.
KewlioMZX from Saskatchewan, via the comments
Upon reading your recent mailbox list of dumb comedies you inexplicably love I feel that I must let you know that I too love Good Burger. I actually saw it in the theater with a friend of mine and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. I have no excuse for this, I am currently 31 years of ag and at the time of the film's release I was a high school graduate and probably not in the demographic they were going for. Because of that I am fully ashamed of my love for the movie and I pretty much never bring it up to anyone ever.Oh Warren. You must never have seen the greatest dance show of ALL TIME (yes, all time)... "Dance 360"! Kel was the co-host (along with a former member of the rap group Onyx for some reason) and the show was absolutely, insanely good.
Thinking now fondly of that strangely enjoyable movie I have to wonder whatever happened to Kel? Why did Keenan go on to fame and fortune, or at least a gig with Saturday night live while Kel was relegated to obscurity?
This one completely confused me. A friend was visiting UC Berkeley, and I wanted to write to her "I know a place by campus where you can get great bagels." Unfortunately, my phone doesn't know "bagels" and substitutes "acid." Fitting given the context =)Absolutely. And hopefully this will create a new stereotype that my fellow Jews are always eating acid. "Man, Kol Nidre just got a lot more interesting ever since that creature grew out of the side of the hazzan's head."
I am in a Web Page & Development class this semester, and one of our assignments was to find a web page that had been designed incredible poorly, and one that had been well designed. Big name sites run by professionals weren't allowed for the well designed web pages category. Anyway, we had to present whatever web page we found to be well designed and show why it was well designed, and after the class would vote on the best one and the person who shared that site would get extra credit. Congratulations Sam, I chose your web site to share with the class!!I get lots of e-mails from people saying 11 Points ruined their productivity at school, but this is the first time that my site can be directly blamed for someone not getting a higher grade.
I had all my reasons prepared on why your web page is so well designed (Choose between two visual styles, articles separated by category, sentences highlighted to bring out the important parts of your lists), I was able to taste that extra credit, and when I loaded up your page to share with the class, I started my little speech, and when I went to demonstrate how well your articles are categorized, the mouse didn't move anywhere. It turns out the computer froze!!
Everyone figured it was your site that froze the computer, needless to say, I didn't get the extra credit. On an unrelated thought, a free bumper sticker would be even better than extra credit! Anyway, I still love the site, keep up the great work.
--Daniel in Auburn, Maine
what about akon and david guetta 'sexy bitch': "I'm tryna find the words to describe this girl without being disrespectful / Damn girl / Damn you'se a sexy bitch."I wasn't familiar with the song, mostly because I absolutely despise Akon, so I went and looked it up and, yep, those are actually the lyrics. Ridiculous.
--Miss Rainbow (via the comments)
[In your 11 Favorite Rappers' Real Names list,] you missed Plies whose government name is Algernod Lanier Washington.Wow. That might be the best one of all time. It's like when I found out Jake "The Snake" Roberts is really named Aurelian Smith, Jr.
How come about half your lists are "One of my most popular lists ever"? :pI didn't even know I was doing that so, apparently, my subconscious is a better hype man than I ever realized. (But, in my defense, 11 Sexy Photos Totally Ruined By People in the Background has received the most views of any of my lists, and almost 600,000 more than the second-place list, 11 Photos Where Black People Were Awkwardly Photoshopped In or Out. So it isn't just one of my most popular lists ever, it's my single most popular list ever.)
How about he has staff that trims the lawn of his palace with scissors? From http://www.atimes.com/koreas/CH04Dg01.html:I mean, I know Kim Jong-Il is crazy and evil and has done terrible things... but we're all going to miss stories like this when he died. (And/or 20 years after he dies and the North Korean press is finally allowed to publish that news.)
"Outside our enchanted garden where the grass was impeccably mown I noticed that most of the lawns had a scruffy look and I could find no explanation for this. Well, the explanation was that the job of cutting grass was assigned to work details of hundreds of laborers scattered all over the lawns.
"These people were armed with tiny scissors and they cut the grass leaf by leaf stuffing the proceeds into special bags. What an imaginative way to achieve 'full employment' I thought. I made several attempts to photograph these scenes from the middle ages, but every time I lifted my camera lens the grass-cutters would all stampede away in panic."
What is up with the highlighted text? I can't figure out any rhyme or reason to it. If they were all links I'd get it, but it doesn't seem to have a pattern. Help me understand! And why is it always reminiscent of vomit and Barbie?I get a lot of questions about why I highlight one sentence or part of a sentence in every point with big pink italic letters. There really is logic to it.
[This tattoo] reminded me of your list of video games tricks that included shooting at the dog laughing at you.What a lovely tramp stamp. I guess guys finally do get to shoot something at the Duck Hunt dog.
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