First time poster, long time reader.Felt compelled to ask: do people really sell mayonnaise in glasses?Yuck!
(I'm from a backwards European country, so don't wonder.;))
"That's just silly. It's a perfume jar. Now."That one made me lolz.
"Never buy what you do not want, because it is cheap" -Thomas Jefferson
I have made this argument to the many guys that I know most of my life. They don't seem to believe me until their girlfriend or respective spouse gets upset at them. That last panel is the center of a happy relationship.
Factory Refurbished Chocolates. Adding to my shopping list
Fáre Gourmet Chocolates ©
Why do 'factory refurbished chocolates' make me think of recycled toilet paper?
If you mean a glass jar, then yes. What else would you sell mayonnaise in?
EVERY panel a complete joke in it's own right! Brilliant!
lol, love it!
"do people really sell mayonnaise in glasses?" - Going towards plastic now. You know, that environmental friendly stuff made from oil.
Wow, four laugh-out-loud panels in a row! This is a great day.
I love that you recognize what a gift is. I also love how much you made me laugh today. For some reason, I especially like, "No, but I wrote it in the card."
Dorian -- yes, it typically comes in either a glass or a plastic jar with a screw-on lid. Plastic is much more common these days but some brands do come in a glass jar. How do you get mayo in Europe?
"An item that is useless is a waste of money, no matter how little it costs."
Words to live by!Great strip, as always. Just a higher practical value than usual.
lmao - "Factory Refurbished Chocolates" - I think that'll be my next Secret Santa gift!
LOVE the double negative in panel one! Hilarious! as someone who received a $4.00 waffle iron from my now "ex" husband I truly appreciate this comic!
@Dorian... Yes mayonnaise is sold in glass jars. And sometimes plastic squeeze bottles, which I personally find far more revolting.
The last panel made me yell (quietly, to myself) "YES! He gets it!"
I have subsequently shared it with all my guy friends in the hopes that they will get it, too.
They sell mayonnaise in glass jars in the UK.
Dorian, what else would you put mayonnaise in, but a jar? It doesn't seem like a good thing to put in a carton. Now I'm curious!
Dorian,Yes, in America and the Uk, where I live, mayonnaise is kept in glass jars and squeezable plastic bottles, which you are probably talking (writing?) about.
@Dorian Mayonnaise comes in glass or plastic jars, or squeeze bottles. Never a glass as in a drinking glass.
@Dorian: At least around here they are. Why, how is mayonnaise packed in Europe?
Yes, yes we do sell mayonnaise in glasses, not that it is much odder than any other container. Hell, we sell fake mayo too. Now which is more disgusting? Oh! I know! People put it in their mouth. Ew.
my grandparents live near the russell stover factory in kansas. im always ready to go there for factory seconds! they are just funny shapes and odd wrapping; taste is the same
best factory second ive had is ben and jerry's ice cream. the label said peanut butter cup, but it was actually vanilla ice cream with a glob of peanut butter cups at the bottom. very tasty, if irregular
Lisa: I think she likes my present better.Bart: Does not!Lisa: Does too!Bart: Does not!Lisa: Then how come she's not putting on any of your perfume?Bart: [worried] Yeah... Hey Mom, how come you're not putting on any of my perfume?Marge: [diplomatically] Well I'm saving it... for a special occasion.Bart: What the hell are you talking about? There's gallons of it!
How do you refurbish chocolate? May need more instructions here..
Glass jars, and plastic squeeze-jars...I stick with the glass jars, myself, because some plastics still legal for food use are poisonous. Was your question about selling mayonnaise at all, or do they sell it in something else where you come from (desperately curious)
Most mayonnaise comes in glass or plastic jars, some comes in squeeze bottles. How is European mayonnaise packaged?
Mayonnaise typically comes in wide-mouthed glass jars, and more recently in squeezable plastic bottles. What is European mayonnaise sold in?
Felt compelled to ask: do people really sell mayonnaise in glasses?
Glass jars are better than plastic or aluminum.
What do they put mayonnaise in from European countries.?
There's alot of jokes here; none of them good.
Dorian, glass or plastic containers for mayonnaise is really common, haven't seen it sold in anything else. However, I've seen some German mustard in toothpaste tubes. Weirdos.
Ummm I propably should... go to the store... to return a totally not-similar gift...
I really like the idea of factory refurbished chocolates. I am picturing them just randomly falling apart as soon as their limited warranty expires.
@plooperz yeah, that's also the panel I liked most. A wonderfully put punchline :-)
Yes, Mr. Dorian, us backwards Americans sell mayonnaise in glasses (or in squeeze bottles, which I think are a little more common). In your 'backwards European country' what do you use? (Don't say 'the Metric system', because I will have to claw out my own tear ducts to prevent from crying myself to death.)
In the Netherlands, mayonnaise is also sold in tubes. (just google "tube mayonnaise" for some pictures)My opinion is that, in the Netherlands at least, the mayo sold in tubes taste much better than the mayo sold in jars. The mayo sold in jars is cheaper though, but in the same spirit as the comic, I won't buy it even though I am poor ;)
To me, the use of mayo (as opposed to, say, peanut butter) as the previous container for the perfume makes the gift even worse. :D
brilliant as usual. i lauged and laughed until i snorted! the people around me thought i was crazy!
Now I wonder; does a rerun qualify as "irregular" or "refurbished?"
Great. Now I have to Google "European mayonnaise"
It appears European mayonnaise is sold in ... restaurants.
@Dee I stick with the glass jars, myself, because some plastics still legal for food use are poisonous.
Oh dear. Are you eating the plastic? I hope not. That's the only way it will be poisonous to you.
Glass is dangerous I heard about someone who got cut to pieces by some. Better stay away from that as well.