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  • Kelly

    That so made my day! Thank you!

  • Sara

    My mother-in-law lives near some famous fruitcake factory. One of her sons asks that she send him fruitcake for Christmas. The others ask that she NOT send them fruitcake for Christmas. It works well for all.

  • Larry Parker

    No comment other than, that’s a good one …

  • jane

    I’ve struggled with that issue my entire life. I don’t think it’s funny at all. It makes fun of people who are hurting.

  • Margaret Balyeat

    Re; Jane, December 17,12:15 PM
    Are you new to B.B? If so, you need to know that our beloved therese, who so painstakingly chooses our cobtent each day has a…shall we say, un “somewhat skewed sense of humor”. In spite of how it may seem, Therese would NEVER make fun of someone who is hurting; she’s BEEN there too! the bottom line, IMHO,is that (And we had this dialogue not long ago in terms of using words like “Crazy” those of us who have lived through the battles of mental illness have earned the right to poke fun at ourselves Trust me, Therese defines herself as “a holy whack job’ for a reason, and she knows only too well how it feels to suffer from the “Nobody likes me, everybody hates me, guess I’ll eat some worms.” mentality. Just so you know, she’s a twin who spent her teenage years feeling like the popular kids only befriended her to get through her to her “beautiful(Therese’s description) twin sister and thus felt like a social outcast. she continues at times to suffer from bouts of that even today.

  • Wisdum

    Re -Margaret Balyeat | December 17, 2007 1:48 PM
    “beautiful(Therese’s description) twin sister and thus felt like a social outcast. she continues at times to suffer from bouts of that even today.
    “Twin Sister” ? Is that the person you see in the mirror or the other one? Mirrors, are a funny thing, they are the opposite of what you really look like. That’s why your picture, never looks like you! If you look at in a mirror, it looks just like you ! (go figure!)
    And “Fruit Cake” … how about “Nut Cake” (I like Jack Daniels Burbon/Whiskey Cake and Rum cake too!) My ex-boss used to give the whole company fruit cake for Christmas (the kind with almost no cake) Nobody ever ate it, some used it to level furniture! We often discussed getting it all together for ten years and give it all back to him in a big box with a red ribbon on it!
    LUV 2 ALL
    Wisdum

  • Cully

    OMG!! I love Fruitcake and the “Nobody likes me, Everybody hates me” song was my favorite when I was a kid (and I still like it)… hummm go figure.
    love and hugz and noisy kisses LOL
    Cully (my cold meds are kicking in!)

  • Patricia B

    nothing like a fruitcake joke to start the day out with some humor,helps make the rest of the day more tolerable!! Kinda like a spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down……the medicine go down…..la la la la

  • Nancy

    Seeing that cartoon…think I am going to send all my family and friends to see a shrink.
    If all the other people were on medication I wouldn’t need it because then I would be sane.
    Nancy

  • Your Name

    Think this is still funny. I’ve “re-gifted” fruitcake many times over the years, ha. I do feel empathy for Jane, and hopefully over the last year she’s found a sight more suited to her needs.

  • blanche

    I keep forgetting to type in my name, duh. Happy New Year everyone.

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