Oh, I'm so WARPED!


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Meg said…
This was sadistic. Didn't anyone ever tell you how cruel it is to make someone howl with laughter after they've had abdominal surgery?!

Thanks for a good laugh!
Amy said…
You *are* warped! A guy here got arrested for having an inflatable doll in the passanger seat when he was driving in the HOV lanes (high occupancy vehicle, you are supposed to have 2+ people per vehicle). Oh, the jokes that followed. Part of his punishment was selling the doll on ebay and donating the proceeds to a driving program for teens; and also he had to stand on the side of the road with a sign that said "Don't be a dummy, carpool smart" or somesuch.

But INFLATANABESS? You crack me up.
Elizabeth said…
Wonderful !
I am shrieking with laughter , and DH is giving me some very strange looks.........
Philippa said…
Bwaahahahhahahahhaaaa! OMG this is hilarious!!!!

I love it!!!

I am so linking this and sending it to some friends!!!

Thank you! I've tears rolling down my cheeks!
Karen said…
Rolling on the floor laughing my butt off.

You're too much, Alana!
FreeCyprus said…
haha! that was awesome!
well I'm for anything that'll help spiritual growth!

By the way..I think the Alaskan dollar and Cdn dollar are closer than you've indicated ;-)

Take care and God bless
james said…
Lenten E.D.?
the womom said…
lol on the "not officially endorsed" part.
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