July 7, 2012

Something that made me laugh....a lot

The other day the whole family was driving through a small town when we came across this sign.....



It made me laugh so much that I had to go back (TWICE) to try and capture a clear picture (while trying not to look like a nut who was taking pictures of a random sign - I have to say, in that regard I failed completely).

The part that REALLY had me in stitches??

"We Know the Difference"

Yes, I am easily amused.

For those of you that are too young to have ever heard the expression slyly hinted at in the sign - you can find edification here and here.  Although, I must admit, even though I'd heard this colorful expression as a child I had no idea what Shinola was until I Googled it just now....now the phrase makes perfect sense....and I will probably be using it often since I seem to be surrounded by people who don't know the difference.

And for the record?  The property they are attempting to sell.....definitely not Shinola.

13 comments:

  1. I know I'm older than you, how come this means nothing to me...aaah crap, now I have to google it. This means I have to spend even more time on the computer...sigh...woah is me, always shackled to my keyboard :)

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  2. I must be to young to "get it" because even though I went to those links I still don't understand what is funny. *sigh* Sorry Gigi.

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  3. I get it... and I'm a fabulous 37. So everyone else just isn't as hip as us... I guess the other saying is also true...

    "Those who laugh last, think slower."

    :)

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  4. Yep, it's an old shoe brand: Shinola, that looked a lot like, well, feces. "Doesn't know shit from Shinola" was the phrase I always heard as a kid... :-) And yeah, I know the difference too.

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  5. I get it--cuz I am so cool! I have missed you, Gigi. Life has been nuts around here but I hope to get back to maniacal blogging soon.

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  6. I get it and I love that the company is fabulous enough to have fun with their name. I'd buy property from them, if I was looking, just for their sense of humor, alone.

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  7. that is completely hilarious. Especially the last line!

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  8. that is Hilarious.....
    "we know the difference"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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  9. LOL! Thanks for leaving the edification links because I've never heard the phrase before. Hilarious and yes, I can imagine you using the phrase. For some reason, it just fits you! LOL!

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  10. I'm so glad you went back for the picture!!

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  11. Opps wasn't done. Funny how everything can turn into a blog worthy moment:)

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  12. I got it! Ha Ha Ha. I would have stopped to get a photo of that too!

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