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March 4, 2008


Spotted these outside of a downtown store yesterday.

I had to laugh when I saw the word pillow in quotation marks.


I'm no grammar whiz, but it sounds too me like these are slick imitation pillows.

If there is such a thing.

No, I didn't buy one.

What, you think I have $5 to spend on a slick imitation pillow?

(Photo by you know who) 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 8:40 AM | | Comments (4)
Categories: Random stuff


Funny! The blog of unnecessary quotation marks has a ton of these -- and they are hilarious.

We have a sign on the fridge at work that says "FOOD ONLY" in quotes like that. I feel like someone is mocking my lunch.

It's a pillow-like object what you have here. Does not contain enough FDA required material to classify as a true pillow. Appellation Controllee, you know.

A similar sign can be found on the boardwalk in Ocean City advertising NY Style "Pizza".

Things like this (and 98 Rock DJs) make me embarrassed of my home town.


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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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