snark bytes

From Wikipedia: is a free online Ecards service created by Brook Lundy and Duncan Mitchell, and designed by Jerry Tamburro. The content of Someecards is comprised exclusively of parodies of the sentiments found in the traditional Hallmark greeting card, and often features content that could be considered cruel or offensive if taken seriously. Someecard’s deadpan humor has drawn approval from those for whom traditional greeting and Ecards do not appeal, especially younger urban audiences.

I’m not younger (unless you’re comparing me with my husband, or my brother, or most of my girlfriends, or Dennis my blogger friend in Texas) and I’m not urban either (more like suburban-ex-urbanite who wouldn’t mind a few acres in the country to build my “green” house on someday) but I still get a kick out of the Ecards on that website. Just make sure you only send them to people who can appreciate a very dry, very snarky sense of humor!

“What makes you think the whole world revolves around you?!” my mother said, as I slowly rotated to maintain eye contact. ~John Alejandro King

9 thoughts on “snark bytes

  1. it s so true–

    sometimes i can’t even get on my own blog; and i have one on blogger and one on blog… so I know its not me or my cable, its Blog usually. is notorious… do you think they will read this and care?

    you have some fascinating links.

    Peace, health, etc.

  2. What happened to mansuetude? I might even be tempted to think you helped found Talk about heartless. You have proven just how cruel the truth can be. My grandson was sitting in my lap the other day and saw an age spot on my face and said, “Pappy you have paint on your face.” Once it starts showing, people take every opportunity to let you know about it. πŸ™‚

  3. I love these cards, and yes, you have to be careful not only who you send them to, but the timing. I got in a bit of trouble from one of my sisters with one of these. long story!

    More proof of our similarities… πŸ™‚

  4. Oh Dennis, you know I wouldn’t tease you if I didn’t consider you my friend (and you can have those paint spots lasered off at the dermatologist’s…don’t ask me how I know!)

  5. Just spent some meaningful time with my dermatologist last week. The ecards are great. My kind of humor. I just love feigning insult for dramatic effect.

  6. I just blogged about ecards as well. I love them. I sent one to a co worker who didn’t see the joke. It was awkward, but then I realized he is a humourless Cro-magnon man.
    Nice blog

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