labels

>From “American Demographics” magazine: Here’s a look at how shrewd American business people translate their slogans into foreign languages: When Braniff translated a slogan touting its upholstery, “Fly in leather,” it came out in Spanish as “Fly naked.” Coors put its slogan, “Turn it loose,” into Spanish, where it was … Continue reading

100 Ways to Confuse Your Roommate

Insist that you are a vegetarian and protest anytime your roommate eats meat. Then leave “Slim Jim” wrappers on the floor and lie on the bed holding your stomach everytime your roommate walks in. If he/she asks about the wrappers, say you know nothing about them. Get some hair. Disperse … Continue reading

honorable mentions

These are the Honorable mentions … the reason expensive delicacies usually “taste like chicken” is that they really ARE chicken. Frog legs, rattlesnake, sweetbreads, etc. are actually totally inedible and fancy resturants have been fleecing us for decades. Last Halloween, some kid was out trick-or-treating in a ghoul costume with … Continue reading

Government Contracting Definitions

CONTRACTOR — A gambler who never gets to shuffle, cut or deal. BID OPENING — A poker game in which the losing hand wins. BID — A wild guess carried out to two decimal places. LOW BIDDER — A contractor who is wondering what he left out of his bid. … Continue reading