This is a link to a slideshow of unusual state fair food. It ranges from such items as spaghetti and meatball on a stick, which sounds pretty dubious to me to fried frog legs and deep fried avocado bites, which actually sounds pretty good. They also have a krispy kreme chicken sandwich. That sounds horrible.
Two girls in the UK go to their high school prom in Barbie packaging.
The Bulwer-Lytton contest, “a whimsical literary competition that challenges entrants to compose the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels”. One such gem was, “she walked into my office on legs as long as one of those long-legged birds that you see in Florida — the pink ones, not the white ones — except that she was standing on both of them, not just one of them, like those birds, the pink ones, and she wasn’t wearing pink, but I knew right away that she was trouble, which those birds usually aren’t.”