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Don’t Forget IWYLD

by Bunk Five Hawks X ( 218 Comments › )
Filed under Humor, Open thread, Science at January 3rd, 2011 - 11:00 pm

That’s right, Blogmockers. Tomorrow is International Weigh Your Lemur Day, so get out your graph paper and tally sheets, line ’em up and set ’em down. If you use a digital scale be sure to cover it properly so that the inevitable little lemur leaks don’t damage the expensive electronics.

I can’t remember how many (supposedly) waterproof scales I’ve had to return over the years. It always ends in an argument with the salesperson, right up until I drop the bombshell:

“Look. This scale can’t even sustain a bladder full of lemur piss. I’ll show you. Wait here for a minute.”

Now, I don’t own a lemur, nor do I have a bladder of lemur piss to produce at a moment’s notice, but you’d be surprised at how fast you can get a damaged waterproof scale replaced with that simple browbeating argument.

And speaking of digital scales damaged by lemur piss, it’s time for The Overnight Open Thread.

*Nominations still open for The Blogmocracy Awards 2010*

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