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A Very Public Apology

A little something I stumbled across.

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That is officially the best thing I've seen all day. Actually, all month. Largely because when I was living overseas, I kind of wanted a t-shirt that said something similar. Saying, (with a sigh) "I didn't vote for him..." kind of got old after two years.
April 5, 2006 | Unregistered Commentersandra
Oh,that is GOOD!
April 5, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterWry Bri
Oh my. I can't believe it really says that. That is hilarious!
April 5, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterGemma
That is utterly hilarious--- I hope all the Frenchies read it and believe it.
April 5, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterKaren
LOVE that. I used to think about saying I was Canadian...I often heard, "Wow, you're American, and you're not stupid. Wow." Like that's a compliment. I got negative comments just for opening my mouth. It gets old, much easier to just put it right there for everyone!
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterToryssa
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered Commentersheweevil
It's fantastic!!!!
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered Commenterdaniela
That just made me snort my coffee. I wasn't expecting that. Any idea what company? That's great!
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterSloopy
I wonder how your fellow Utahans (is that right? Utahites?) would feel about that.
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterDan
Do you think the company intentionally put it there or some guy in translations or label making played this trick?
/they don’t say it above in English/

cool either way
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered Commentercrazygoing
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterHeather B.
We prefer Utahns...or Polygamists. Cause, you know, having six other wives to hog the husband's time is just, like, so cool.

I"ll never forget my friend telling me about when she went to England and was repeatedly asked "So, how many Mums do you have?". She replied "...I was blessed with just one. Thank you."

Anyone seen Big Love? For shame.
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterGallivan
That is awesome. I'm lucky to be living in a very liberal town at the moment and am also enjoying the variety of bumper stickers:
Peace is Patriotic
Defoliate the Bushes
Somewhere in Texas, a village is missing an idiot
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterTracy
Three surgeons were having a conversation:

One of them said, "I'm the best surgeon in Texas. A concert
pianist lost 7 fingers in an accident, I reattached them, and 8
months later he performed a private concert for the Queen of

The 2nd surgeon said, "That's nothing. A young man lost both
arms and legs in an accident, I reattached them, and 2 years
later he won a gold medal in field events in the Olympics."

The 3rd surgeon said, You guys are amateurs. Several years
ago a cowboy who was high on cocaine and alcohol rode a
horse head-on into a train traveling at 80 miles per hour. All I
had left to work with was the horse's ass and a cowboy hat.
Now he's president of the United States.
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterLaura
As a fellow Utahn, I think that is fabulous. I wish more American companies were so bold, mainly because I didn't vote for Bush either.
April 6, 2006 | Unregistered Commenter[drowninginjello]
Ha! That is funny Laura.

I think it's much more commendable to be a democrat from Utah. That's tough. Has that state EVER gone to a Democrat? L love the name 'drowning in jello' by the way. That pretty much says it all, doesn't it?
April 7, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterGemma
Here's another Utahn that agrees with the sentiment! We're not all backwards idiots here in the West...
April 7, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterUtahSpanky
In 1964, Utahns voted for Lyndon Johnson. And you voted for Truman and FDR all four times! So don't feel bad that Bush beat Kerry by 46 points. :-)
April 7, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterDan
Hello from Hamburg/Germany. We love YOUR America !
April 7, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterOpa
Germany is in the house!

Guten Tag! Wie geht's? Auf Wiedersehen!

That's about all I got as far as German goes... Come back soon!
April 7, 2006 | Registered CommenterMonica
This was meant as an inside joke among the seamstresses and staff of the Tom Bihn clothing company but once discovered, sales skyrocked.
"I'm going with the idea that it's a joke about me," Bihn told the Associated Press. But, he added, "clearly when you use the word 'idiot' and 'president' in the same sentence people jump to other conclusions."
April 8, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterKeri
That's great, where did you discover that?
April 8, 2006 | Registered CommenterMonica
Check out the story on - at
April 9, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterSuz

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