Tuesday, September 11, 2007

"I don't know how long it was down there, officer,"

stated detective McGillicutty, "but when we dredged the East River, we found this t-shirt covered in barnacles."

Chief Smitty snorted. "What sort of fool would cover a t-shirt in multiple-printed barnacles?"

"I don't know, sir, but I do know that they never wore it. The yarn samples we sent to the lab for testing came back negative for DNA of any sort."

"Well that's a relief, at least. It would have been a crime for anyone to wear such a terrifying specimen."

"I agree. And I hope the culprits learned a lesson from it. Next time they'll be a little smarter and use just one or two fabrics."

"Or at least they'll apply the barnacles in a more orderly fashion. A single row around the neckline may have kept the shirt within legal limits."

"If we catch the perps, let's be sure to teach them a lesson. Barnacles should never be used on clothing."

"Yep. Article 4, Section 38. It's a federal crime."

[cue music: ba-bummmmmmmm]


  1. okay, i am laughing out loud!!! barnacles...too funny...

  2. i think it`s rather cute! though they do look like barnacles... thanks for making me laugh!

  3. love,love,love yo yos on a shirt! There was a flickr photo where someone used them on their child's skirt. the crime is catching.....

  4. I think it's totally adorable! I love embellishments on regular t-shirts and such. No one else will have one like it~

  5. Hey, sis! I like your new heading picture - it's lovely. I found a link that might interest you (and your crafty readers). It's directions on how to knit marzipan as a cupcake topping, or such:

  6. Laura3:03 PM

    I LOVE THIS SHIRT! they totaly look like barnacles, but I think it's adorable!

  7. lol

    it's very cute though!

  8. I LOVE this shirt.. maybe because my last name is BARNACLE. where ever did you find it?