I had an interesting visit tonight to a local hardware store that shall remain nameless for protection of the only marginally innocent.
We went to the wet saw and unlocked the whole apparatus that they keep carefully hidden within a padlocked case. However, after unlocking it, he discovered he didn't have enough water to run it properly. He told me, with exasperation in his voice, that he would have to go "all the way across the store" to get water for the saw. He left. And he left the saw unlocked.
The associate returned with a five-gallon bucket full of water. While that may not really be all that big a deal, at his age, he should've had a brace around his waist for heavy lifting. Again, not too terrible, but still something that should be done for personal safety.
When he got back, he refilled the water reservoir and started up the saw. Halfway through his first cut, the strap on his safety goggles came loose. So he stopped to reattach the strap. But he didn't stop the saw. He left it running.
For almost five minutes, he fiddled with the strap on his goggles while I stood there and three coworkers walked by looking at him and then at the saw and then back at him. I know they were trying to hide their shock since I was standing there, but it was a very thin veil through which they were disguising it.
Strike 4 (and 5 and 6)
I was in shock. I worked in a hardware store for a little more than a year while in grad school. My boss was all about safety and if we ever did anything that went against the store's safety protocols, we would have our asses handed to us on a platter.
I wonder if those coworker/witnesses even bothered to report him. I somehow doubt it. If there's one thing you can be sure of, it's that no one wants to be labeled a snitch. So this dude lives to violate safety codes another day.
And OSHA rejoiced. Yay.
For the record, no, this was not the guy I took a picture of yesterday. That guy was safe about what he did.
Katie found this online yesterday and we both felt instantly revolted.
That's where normalcy ends.
In addition to the five ingredients above, you're supposed to hand mash 10 White Castle hamburgers, no pickles.
It's White Castle Turkey Stuffing. I can't find the words to describe how truly revolting this sounds.
I cannot stand White Castle burgers. I've tried them... once. It made me sick. And I feel queasy any time I smell them.
The thought of using these things as stuffing on Thanksgiving is just wrong on so many levels.