Saturday, July 6, 2013

Humor. Well, I find it funny.

Sometimes I see things that make me giggle. Then I notice I am the only one laughing. These two things, the 5th rule on a sign at a splash pad and a t-shirt for a college football team, make me laugh out loud. I think it must be me. Is it?

Bacon, But Not As We Know It

Bacon is a bit of a grievance with a lot of Expats in the US. American bacon is
nothing like British bacon. If you want to get that here then you have to opt for a
teeny tiny packet of Canadian bacon or pay an arm and a leg to get some from a specialist store and have it shipped to you. I've not tried the latter yet, not enough $$ in the bank.

Americans seem to love their bacon. You can get bacon on your donut. You can get bacon on your popcorn. You can get bacon flavored beer. You can also get a variety of novelty items that are, different to say the least. I spotted these in Robot Candy Co in Mount Pleasant a week or so ago. Why you'd want to clean your hands with bacon smelling soap is beyond me!

14 year olds & Green Cards

Did you know that you need to get a new green card when you turn 14? Do you know the reason why? No really, I'd like to know why. ...