1. A Proud Day for the Egg Industry!

    WELL NOW I’ve seen everything!

    Oh, sure they’ve been putting “born on” dates on beer since 1996.  And prior to that they’d added “use before” dates to packages of batteries.  But this – ho ho, brother – this takes the cake!

    I guess my question – now that my stupor and amazement has subsided – is how do they stamp them without breaking them? If stamping best-by dates on eggs were my job, I’d probably end up smashing every egg that rolled down the chute, and before long my ink pad and my rubber stamp would be a runny mess. Also, I’d get bored quickly, feign carpal tunnel syndrome, and go on permanent disability while secretly bowling every day. Unions made this nation great!

    Getting back to the matter at hand, I think it’s safe to say they’ve finally developed the chicken that can freshness-date an egg as it passes through her cloaca.

    But how does her cloaca know how long the egg will be good for?

    Posted by on November 25, 2011, 6:00 AM.

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