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Posted on November 27, 2011


I saw this sign at a little logo design shop near our home here in Shanghai.  Wouldn’t you expect a logo design company to have at least one good logo on its billboard?

My wife took this picture at a convenience store on the street outside our house.

We didn’t buy “slices the cake” so we’re not sure whether the package actually contains cake or just contains the verb “slices the cake.”


Today I took both my sons to an NFL promotional event here in Shanghai.  We’re all big football fans and the boys were especially excited to meet NFL Hall-of-Famer, Tony Dorsett, although they had no idea who he was.  My seven-year-old son, The Fonz, decided he wanted to be a football player when he grew up.  When I asked why he had decided on football over his previous desire to be a baseball player, he answered, “Baseball players have to play every day.  Football players only have to play once a week.”

A lot of little kids have unrealistic dreams of playing professional sports when they grow up, but something tells me The Fonz has even less of a chance if he’s choosing his dream based on which one requires the least amount of work.


Why not cruise on over to the caption contest page and vote for one of the outstanding finalists?  And if you had a good time voting, why not come back once a day for the rest of the week?

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