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What's a Wreck?

A Cake Wreck is any cake that is unintentionally sad, silly, creepy, inappropriate - you name it. A Wreck is not necessarily a poorly-made cake; it's simply one I find funny, for any of a number of reasons. Anyone who has ever smeared frosting on a baked good has made a Wreck at one time or another, so I'm not here to vilify decorators: Cake Wrecks is just about finding the funny in unexpected, sugar-filled places.

Now, don't you have a photo you want to send me? ;)

- Jen

Entries in Mithspellings (290)

Monday
Jun152009

Who's Your "Dady"?

Most Dads get cards and cake on only two occasions each year: their birthdays and Father's Day. Since Father's Day is coming up soon, let's see how you Dads have been making out for your birthdays, eh?

Huh. Now, I hear you when you say "it's the thought that counts," Janet S., but I'm pretty sure that doesn't include afterthoughts. Particularly misspelled ones. Right, "Dady"?


Well, this one sure is pretty, which - as Elena N. knows - is always key when buying the old man a cake. But, "Daday"? Really? Who even pronounces it that way? (And before you ask: yes, this was supposed to read "Daddy".)

At least this next one *sounds* right:

"Deddie" - see? That works.

Wait a minute, though...something's not right here. What's with all the pink? And the polka-dotted mountains/slides/sleep mask?

What's that, Melissa K.? This was for Debbie, the breast cancer survivor?!?

Ah.

Well geez, that really doesn't belong in this post at all, then, does it? Heheh.

[tugging at collar] Ahem. So, moving on...

Yep, this too was supposed to say "Daddy". Very... creative. And that's a nice use of all-caps. When in doubt, scream it, I always say.

RIGHT, MICKI H.?!?

[wicked grin]

So, I think we've all learned some valuable lessons here today. First, stick with "Dad" on the cake, and you'll have no problems at all:

Nope, nooo problems at all.

(Yes, I see it, folks. See, I'm employing a clever bit of sarcasm here. Because I love sarcasm. Really.)

And secondly, when in doubt, SCREAM IT. (Tod & Cathy J., I must have that stitched on a pillow.)

Father's Day is this Sunday. Tired of getting Dad a boring old tie for the occasion? Then how about getting him a Carrot Jockey tie? Eh? No need to thank me; I'm just here to help.

Thursday
Jun112009

Expressions of "Graditude"

Just when you thought you'd seen every possible misspelling of congratulations, Bronwen C. comes along and proves you wrong:

"Contragulations"

And...

"Congentulations?"

Wow. Good thing that telephone cord Fraggle tail is there to distract us, Kristin L. In fact, between that wonky CCC outlining and the insane mounds of icing, I don't think it's even possible to make a more wrecktastic grad cap.

Wait...Remy G., why are you smirking like that?

AAAUUUGGHHH!!!

Right. Ok, I sit corrected; that is the wreckiest grad cap ever.
(That's the sound of a sugar paste gauntlet hitting the floor, folks.)



And here's one from last year:

Word dyslexics rock totally!

Thanks, Kelly F. & Heather M.!

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