Friday Funnies

Are Librarians Sexy?

Here we go with another ridiculous stereotype again, presumably 'librarian' being one of top ten occupations inaccurately associated with sexiness.

Yeah, but who's counting, statisticians?

A "Novel" Idea: A Video Rental Store But For Books?

Though just A Little Digging leads me to believe this is just spam This Screen Shot I found over on Digg a few weeks ao from a message board someplace cracks me up:

I was just thinking.... My sister does -a lot- of reading and spends roughly $1000 a year on just books alone. Most of them she reads once then never looks at again. Is there any kind of like... video rental store but for books? Would make things a lot cheaper, plus once one person has read one the next person can get enjoyment from it etc.

How to get from Here to There

Okay no it's not Friday, but I forgot to post this then. Google Maps that once told us the best way to get across the Atlantic Ocean was to swim, now tells us how to get from Here to There.

Someone at Google has a sense of humor.

Library training game rated worst game ever on reddit

Redditors will have seen this by now, but funny nonetheless

A blog from the makers of ShoeBox

The guys and gals at ShoeBox greeting cards have their own blog. Checkout their posts on everything from suggestions that don't cut it for what their looking for to funny little drawings. It will keep you entertained and laughing all day.

An Atlas of a Different Color

Check out "Our Dumb World" now with "30% more Asia" and "curvier latitude lines." Publisher The Onion also provides 'a look inside the book' at places such as Switzerland (neutral, too neutral)and The South (where mistakes of the past come alive).

Reading is for Loosers!

Note found at an online catalog station, Sunset Branch, Chandler (Ariz.) Public Library, on Sept. 4, 2007. Check It Out @ Flickr.

Old Librarians Don't Die...

Joe Hodnicki writes "Covering most types of librarians (e.g., law librarians don't die, they're statute of limitations runs out"), this audio file was written and performed by the comedy troupe known as "U of MN Law Librarians." (ed note: don't expect a "comedy troupe" like say, 'Monty Python'):

Listen up at http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_librarian_blo g/2007/08/friday-fun-li-1.html"

Penny Arcade Tackles Guybrarians

A poignant discussion about male librarians is going on between Gabe and Tycho in today's Penny Arcade.

Library Humor Story

Anonymous Patron writes "This story is a humorous account of one of the many odd patrons who have waltzed through the doors of the library where I work ."

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