Healthy living

telldunkin.com receipt gets you a free donut

Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins have some nice cashiers. Today on my Fruit Blast Strawberry receipt said, “Hey America! Want a free donut when you purchase a medium or larger beverage? Go to www.telldunkin.com” On the survey they ask, “Please tell us what you liked most about your experience at this Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins. Feel free …

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Tootin like a ballootin

Next time someone tells you, “I’m tootin like a ballotin,” you can respond with, “Yes, I appreciate your flatulence metaphorical reference to a deep decorative rectangular cardboard box with overhanging edges used for packaging chocolate candies.” “How about we get ourselves a ballotin of Godiva chocolates?”

Triple Chocolate Chaos energy bars are dying in Chicago

The following is a letter I sent to the Balance Bar Company: Greetings dear people of Balance, I am a fine consumer of your delightful Balance bar products. I enjoy having one before or after a workout. From time to time, I’ll have one in the morning at work. They bring great nutrition and sustenance …

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I have a weird diet: Pineapple wine and Jalapeno-stuffed olives

My tummy hurts today. What could it be? Here’s what I had today: * Boing! Tamarind juice (I don’t even know what a tamarind is) * Jalapeno-stuffed olives * Almond-stuffed olives * Nutrition digestive health mix * Coca-Cola from a glass bottle * Silk chocolate soy milk * Pineapple wine * Cholesterol tea * Chai …

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Getting a receipt with the timestamp 12:34:56 07/08/09 for 123456789 day

Happy 123456789 day! In honor of this great day, I tried to get a receipt with this historic timestamp. Here’s the adventure tweeted live at @spudart on twitter 10:17:58 07/08/09 I’m gonna buy a donut at Dunkin Donuts today and try to time it so my receipt says 04:05:06 07/08/09. Their receipts do include seconds. …

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What does popcorn, tully monsters, and fluorite have in common?

What do the following 15 items have in common? * Eastern Tiger Salamander * Northern Cardinal * Monarch Butterfly * Square dance * Bluegill * Violet flower * Popcorn * Gold Rush Apple * Tully Monster * Big Bluestem * White-tailed deer * Fluorite * Painted Turtle * Drummer silty clay loam * White oak …

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