Contest!

Fill in the blanks:

One _________ short of a _________.

The winner gets a selection of paper clip sculptures made by me!











There's a Christmas-tree-topping star, an elegant pen holder, and a collapsible cube. Get yours before the Louvre calls!

14 comments:

The Kyles said...

one pixel short of being Pixar
one thumb short of a free ride.
one BBQ short of a trailer park

I'll think of more, I know i can. I WANT that sculpture!

Joel said...

Feel free to make as many guesses as you want. I'll give you all until, oh, Friday afternoon.

Brooke said...

One 'coincidental' meeting short of stalker.

Jen said...

one card short of a deck?

one sandwich short of a picnic?

one...zzzz.

Lizzy said...

one lunatic short of a madhouse

Joel said...

Come on, guys, you’re just recycling old phrases. I need something like what Nathan said: “One monkey butler short of paradise.” Here are some off the top of my head: One magnet short of a Large Hadron Collider; one crow short of a murder; one disco ball short of the perfect 70s room. Originality is the key.

Joel said...

And Jen, I clarified my yawn comment, so there's no need to get snippy.

Jen said...

ha ha. Well thanks for the clarification. I didn't know if you were looking for THE original phrase or if you wanted a new one or what. I mean, you did say "guesses." Are we trying to read your mind?? what is going on here.

The Kyles said...

one gold sequined bowtie short of the perfect "stage outfit"

The Kyles said...

Or, One gold lamé bowtie short of a polka band

Lizzy said...

one tantrum short of a Joel

Joel said...

Hey, that's a cheap shot!

... but pretty darn funny, too.

Jen said...

one special sauce short of a big mac. Just kidding, that is the stupidest thing i have ever said. I am beginning to think this phrase, whatever it is, is really dumb. no offense. ha.

Jer said...

One bean short of a... hey, what happened to my burrito??