Category Archives: I Know That’s Not What You Meant But It Made Me Laugh Anyway

If Only

Corn Dogs The New Taste Sensation

REGRET. One of mankind’s most powerful emotions. From the tragic: Dear Friar Laurence: Wow. I REALLY wish I had waited a little longer to take that poison and follow my lover into her “grave.” Awesome plan, buddy. That worked out … Continue reading

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Brevity Is The Soul Of Wit

Brevity Is The Soul of Wit

Thanks to Twitter, texting and instant messaging, there has never been a more glorious time for creative abbreviations and shorthand. Though Shakespeare once wrote, “Brevity is the soul of wit,” he could not in his wildest, Midsummeriest dreams have imagined … Continue reading

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Questionable Questions

One of the classic hallmarks of a Job To Avoid is the “Question As Subject Line” schtick. As we’ve seen in previous entries, from the odd to the off-putting, the answer is almost always a resounding “No.” Sprinkled in, you might reply … Continue reading

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Lost In Translation

Juggling Mom

Thanks to our anonymous submitter for this highly avoidable job! So… call them stay-at-home moms, or housewives, or homemakers, or even mommy-bloggers… but we’d suggest you don’t call them this: You know, all those ‘sitting-at-home mothers’, with their bonbons and … Continue reading

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Big Love

3 wedding rings

Thanks to Kate M. for today’s submission. She says, “my husband sent me this link – he’s considering applying for the job.  I let him know that, as his wife, I’m a little uncomfortable with the possibility…” As well you … Continue reading

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