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Tag Archives: knockoffs
Hmm. What’s wrong with this shirt?
We wonder if the other sock shows Mindny?
Very dubious — and definitely unlicensed — knock-offs from the close-but-no-cigar products department. Batman’s secret fetish; Superman’s secret brother; Peter Parker’s other job … and more.
Today we ran across the newest member of the “Snoopy-esque” knock-off characters. It’s … SNAZZY! (with his little bird pal who, oddly enough, is still named Woodstock (properly spelled too!) And here are MORE of the almost Snoopys…
This does not make us want to belly up to the bar. It does, however, make us think of many things other than scotch. In fact, we are thinking this is a wonderful gift for ob-gyns.
We can’t imagine anything that would make us want to see a film more. Truly.
from the Stupidest “Something’s Not Quite Right Here” Business Names Department, Caffeinated Spelling desk
So much for Starbucks’ world domination plan …
from the Stupidest “Something’s Not Quite Right Here” Business Names Department, Fruit-Inspired Nomenclature subdivision
We assume they specialize in designer tropical wear?
from the Stupidest “Something’s Not Quite Right Here” Business Names Department, Not-Very-Timely desk
So close. So very close …
Something’s not quite right here …
from the Close but No Cigar Department: