Do You Duluth?

February 26, 2008 at 3:24 pm 1 comment

If I want a rich belly rolling laugh that lasts for hours, all I have to do is pick up my outdated Men’s 2005 Catalog of Duluth Trading Co.  The Hub must have gotten it at the office.  It makes me laugh every time I read it, so I just can’t throw it out.  The descriptions have such solid salesmanship geared toward men.  Every man would probably love reading this catalogue.  And, you’ll love laughing at it as well.  Plus, they just have some high quality and novelty items you can’t find anywhere else.

You can get a free copy on their website www.duluthtrading.com, or directly at this link

While you are there, don’t miss these gems from the current edition of Duluth Catalogue:

painless-plucker.jpgPainless Pluckers (you HAVE to click to read the description)

powder.jpg

I’m Not Even Going to Title This One (yup, click again…)

These are both found in the “women’s grooming” section, along with a Wicking Bandana  apparently modeled by Willie Nelson himself, just so we can get an idea of what it might look like on…yourself.

All their illustrations look like sketches, which is just so novel that it’s intriguing.  On-line, you can click “view photo” to see the real thing, which is handy for clothing.  I’d still subscribe to the magazine catalogue, though.  There is nothing better to pilfer through.

Cleaning old mail, I just ordered three different magazines from them…much cheaper than renting a movie, and it’s time for an update!  I can’t wait!  (It obviously takes very little to entertain me in the winter).

You know you want to go see what else is on the site..what are your favorite Duluth descriptions?  Surf around and post on your site, then throw the link in comments here.  I’ll go read them and get a laugh while I await my mail!  Help a girl out! 

(Correction, iCarly is Nickelodeon, not Disney.  I’ll go correct that post.)

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Entry filed under: Everyday, Humor.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Brittany  |  February 26, 2008 at 8:38 pm

    I posted my favorite!

    Maggie: THAT WAS FUNNY! Thanks for playing along!

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