Okay, I get it. I know we're in a recession. I know we're all cutting corners to save some cash. I know we're all trying to shave precious minutes off our day so we can get home in time for LOST.
But can we stop sacrificing cake in order to save a few bucks? Can't we give every person his/her own special celebratory confection? (And for the love of Betty Crocker, whose idea was it to have less cake around during a party?)
Maybe it's because celebrating several things at once makes for a great party word-puzzle:
(Coincidentally, last time I celebrated my 10th and 5pm, I was at IKEA.)
Maybe it's because sometimes you need a reason to use up those extra office supplies:
(I guess when they told the bakery to "tack on" a few more names, they took it literally.)
Or maybe it's because busy cakes allow the decorator to hide unsightly monikers amongst a sea of names:
I really want to crack a joke here, butt I don't want to say something tongue in cheek.
At least they didn't mistake it for art direction. [Rim shot!]