Instead of being lazy and quoting a bunch of Onion articles, I took to posting some Mental Floss!
How to swear like an old prospector
Now that swearing like a pirate has jumped the shark, isn’t it time we exhumed another subgenre of anachronistic curse words? To save us all from another “scurvy dogs” joke — one more and I will walk the bloody plank — I humbly propose replacing all naughty pirate jargon with crusty old-prospector talk, which is just as colorful, if not more expletive-laced. But this time, let’s be smart about it — nerdy, even — and figure out from whence they came before we start throwing them around willy-nilly. To that end, here are my top five old prospector curses, and their respective, only slightly questionable, etymologies:
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Completely ridiculous invention for couch potatoes!
The Recline of Western Civilization
Finally, it’s the innovation couch potatoes have been waiting for: Sleeves on a blanket! (Otherwise known as a Slanket.) Whether it’s reaching for the remote, holding a book, or typing on your laptop, the slanket makes sure you can function at optimal lethargy levels while staying all toasty. It’s available here for a cool $55
The only thing that makes more sense than a gun/guitar
That’s right, it’s a cooking range/chair. I don’t know… it actually looks kind of fun from the pics, and the perfect gadget for keeping your seat toasty in the winter. And I’m sure it’d be a big hit in closet-size apartments the world over (fire hazard issues aside). Click here to read more. Link via Popgadget.
I had to do it. I had to Google the Gun/Guitar. I'm glad to see it comes with or without tuners - contingent on personal style of course. I love options.....