Two Good Two Good a New PoP Feature of the Truly Absurd

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Freecycle DC gone bad from Digest Number 7385. A friend of mine found this and I knew immediately I had to share it as well. Since I’m not a member of freecycle my friend emailed me the text:

“OFFER: Bag full of dog hair exc. for pillow – NW

I have a supermarket-size bag full of dog hair. I was going to make my own pillow but never got around to it.”

Oh man, I think I should end this “two good two good” feature right now because I don’t know how this one can be topped. However, if you can top it with something truly absurd send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com.

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  • This has to be the work of my former landlord, who upon refusing to refund my security deposit solely on account of “pet hair”, claimed she had a bag full of my dog’s hair if I wanted to see it.

  • I’ve always thought it would be awesome to make such pillows from dog and cat hair and give them to allergic friends / relatives / coworkers who I less than like.

  • Oh man that definitely is absurd… Great idea Pennywise :D

  • I suppose that’s re-using at it’s very best. I like to collect my pets hair so when they die, I can put the hair under the bed and pretend they are still alive. But that’s just me.

  • I collected my own dog’s hair – my sister will (someday) spin it into yarn and knit (something).

    Apparently she’s not the only one turning a plentiful supply of pet hair into something useful – “Knitting With Dog Hair: Better A Sweater From A Dog You Know and Love Than From A Sheep You’ll Never Meet” is a book available on Amazon.

  • I saw an ad on craigslist once that read:

    “New in town, looking for a friend to go out with. Will be your wingman, you take best, I’ll take the rest”

  • Wow – I actually did spin & knit dog hair! I was working in Alaska about 30 summers ago – brushed about 30 sled dogs, had 10 garbage bags of hair – carded it, spun it (very poorly – it came out thick as rope) and then had enough to knit HALF a hat that never stopped smelling like dog. (I didn’t think this up – people who really knew what they were doing were really selling dog-hair sweaters in gift shops.)

    But I do remember hearing a story on NPR about contemporary dog-hair knitters. Someone was knitting a bikini. . . And here it is – can’t believe I found it.

    http://www.soundprint.org/radio/display_show/ID/569/name/Knitting+with+Dog+Hair

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