Lady Crumpet's Armoire


Archives

? A brisk walk to work | Main | I just don't get the ?

December 04, 2002

Despair, Inc. This is a

Despair, Inc. This is a real company, with real products. Hilarious! Love the Demotivators and the Pessimist's Mug. As a joke, the company applied for, and received, a trademark for the :-( symbol. [Muchas gracias to the Escribitionist for the link.]

Method of Exercising a Cat. This, folks, is a real patent, although I am unsure of the seriousness of intent. But it's not cheap to apply for a patent, and the process is long and difficult - it takes years! Apparently I've been in violation for quite some time.

Yours, &c., LC | 02:20 PM | | Comments (2)

Comments

Despair, Inc. is priceless! I'm tempted to buy some of those posters myself :).

Posted by: Cordelia at December 4, 2002 10:41 PM

Despair, Inc. is priceless! I'm tempted to buy some of those posters myself :).

Posted by: Cordelia at December 4, 2002 10:41 PM