Category Archives: Now that’s odd

ARA: What do I do with the nude photos I found?

A reader asks (via Facebook):

While cleaning the basement I found a personal photo album hidden on top of one of the ducts. It was a professional album, bound nicely and shot by a photographer. They are of the previous owner and I want to return them but I am concerned that she will be embarrassed since they are nude and semi nude photos. I believe they were taken for her (now ex) husband as they are themed (firefighter/military) and he was both.

I have met her (and her ex) a few times since they are friendly still with those in the neighborhood which is how I know it is her. I don’t want to throw them out (could get in the wrong hands and they aren’t mine to toss) but I also feel strange about telling her I found them. What should I do?

Toddler gin at the Gap?

I’m kind of obsessed with babyGap and Gap Kids. The clothes are well-made, reasonably priced and cute. I peruse the sale section on the website at least once a week. Tonight, I saw C’s tights were on sale. I figured I’d stock up for next fall/winter.

Then I noticed the three color choices:

Milkshake pink, new classic navy and … sloe gin. As someone who doesn’t know the difference between bourbon and whisky, I thought perhaps sloe gin wasn’t actually something you’d find behind the bar at Pauly’s Hotel.

But, alas, sloe gin a liqueur that’s rockin’ the booze wave with an alcohol content pushing 30 percent. Of all the descriptions to use for child’s apparel, one rooted in something these kids can’t legally consume for another 20 years is an odd and mis-guided choice.

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But that doesn’t make sense

just reducedI’m a tad OCD with words. Sure, I make typos, but when I hear something that’s just … wrong … I want to message a correction, such as ….

10: A radio station can’t be “all new” when they’ve had their call letters for several years and their current format for nearly one year.
9: When a realtor leaves the “just reduced” sign up — for months. The “just” passed over a couple of weeks.
8: When someone calls something “funny as hell.” Hell, I’m sure, is many things. Funny isn’t one of them.
7: Could care less. It’s couldn’t — as in could.not.
6: Also, the “who cares?!?!” (the writer always seems to think you need all those question marks and exclamation points). Someone — or several someones — always cares. Always.
5: Calling a 2-year-old a baby. By medical standards, you are no longer a baby when you can walk, talk and eat pizza. Continue reading

Woman disowns gay cat

gay cat?

A face only a fellow male meower could love?

Normally, all the wackadoodle stuff happens in Florida, but this one is out of Nigeria.

According to a story in The Advocate, a woman down there got rid of her cat because he was gay.

How, exactly, did she know his sexual orientation?

Why he exhibited “an unnatural sexual behavior,” of course. Basically, he wasn’t getting it on with the other female kitties in the house. And the only logical explanation for not channeling his inner rabbit was that he had to be gay. Continue reading