This week's question from Booking Through Thursday is: What’s the oddest thing you’ve ever read? (You know, something NOT a book, magazine, short story, poem or article.)
I had to think about this one because I don't consider anything "odd" reading. I've read everything from road signs to soup cans. It's just a matter of how bored I am. I'll even read the dumb little politcal and religious tracts that come attached to/written on the rebates and other marketing mail I process at work if I'm bored enough. Occasionally, they're good for a laugh.
I think the strangest thing I've read - meaning it was a weird thing to post or publish - was a Craigslist ad from a guy who was looking for a Rabbi versed in "dark Kabbalistic rites" to help him create some type of magical creature. I don't remember the details, just that the ad was good for one of those head-scratching "WTF?!?" chuckles. I'm still not sure if the guy was serious or if it was meant as a joke. I hope he was joking, but considering some of the odd things I've seen people send through the mail, I'm afraid he wasn't. Eek!
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