Well, lah-di-freakin-dah…

Well, lah-di-freakin-dah…

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Once December 26 rolls around, Santa Claus makes the transition to Playa Claus. In more than one sense of the word.

[Source: State Library and Archives of Florida, on Flickr.]

Once December 26 rolls around, Santa Claus makes the transition to Playa Claus. In more than one sense of the word.

[Source: State Library and Archives of Florida, on Flickr.]

Jurgen knew that if he didn’t step up his game there would be no holiday moustache rides this year.
[Source: Nationaal Archief, on Flickr.]

Jurgen knew that if he didn’t step up his game there would be no holiday moustache rides this year.

[Source: Nationaal Archief, on Flickr.]

"Listen, sonny, if you want to stay on the nice list, pipe down and get Santa another mai tai."
{Source: State Library and Archives of Florida, on Flickr.]

"Listen, sonny, if you want to stay on the nice list, pipe down and get Santa another mai tai."

{Source: State Library and Archives of Florida, on Flickr.]

The beige infinity background meant that Phil had truly reached his happy place. Now if only his ear would stop bleeding.

[Source: Nationaal Archief on Flickr.]

The beige infinity background meant that Phil had truly reached his happy place. Now if only his ear would stop bleeding.

[Source: Nationaal Archief on Flickr.]

The crew was crushed to learn that Cher would not be filming her music video on their battleship. “If I could turn back time, I’d skip a few of those three-a-day dance rehearsals,” said Able Seaman Trevor Fortinbras. 

[Source: Australian War Memorial Collection, on Flickr.]

The crew was crushed to learn that Cher would not be filming her music video on their battleship. “If I could turn back time, I’d skip a few of those three-a-day dance rehearsals,” said Able Seaman Trevor Fortinbras. 

[Source: Australian War Memorial Collection, on Flickr.]

Happy Halloween from The Odd Sandwich! This year, instead of smashing pumpkins we encourage you to tickle Billy Corgan.
Also, here’s Pam, a woman from Florida with a thing for crazy carved squash. Go Pam!
[Source: State Library and Archives of Florida on Flickr.]

Happy Halloween from The Odd Sandwich! This year, instead of smashing pumpkins we encourage you to tickle Billy Corgan.

Also, here’s Pam, a woman from Florida with a thing for crazy carved squash. Go Pam!

[Source: State Library and Archives of Florida on Flickr.]

Like all children in Dinwiddie County with bad grades, Lyle had to run the dreaded clown-pig gauntlet.

[Source: The Library of Virginia on Flickr.] 

Like all children in Dinwiddie County with bad grades, Lyle had to run the dreaded clown-pig gauntlet.

[Source: The Library of Virginia on Flickr.] 

Rusty tried to tell Sergeant Wilkerson that “shake” doesn’t necessarily create a binding contract. In the end, he had no choice but to let the big oaf walk off into the snow.
[Source: Australian War Memorial collection on Flickr.]

Rusty tried to tell Sergeant Wilkerson that “shake” doesn’t necessarily create a binding contract. In the end, he had no choice but to let the big oaf walk off into the snow.

[Source: Australian War Memorial collection on Flickr.]

"Pillaging villages comes later, young one. First you must assemble the ÄPPLARÖ Bench (with wall panel and shelf) using only a series of deceptively simple pictograms."
[Source: Swedish National Heritage Board on Flickr.]

"Pillaging villages comes later, young one. First you must assemble the ÄPPLARÖ Bench (with wall panel and shelf) using only a series of deceptively simple pictograms."

[Source: Swedish National Heritage Board on Flickr.]

Having one’s date eat the entire picnic basket does tend to put a kink in things. But one soldiers on.
[Source: National Library of Ireland on Flickr.]

Having one’s date eat the entire picnic basket does tend to put a kink in things. But one soldiers on.

[Source: National Library of Ireland on Flickr.]

This Just In: Game of Thrones LARPers meet an ironic yet somehow timely end outside the medieval manuscripts room after a poorly coordinated “you-zig-I’ll-zag.”
[Source: LSE Library on Flickr.]

This Just In: Game of Thrones LARPers meet an ironic yet somehow timely end outside the medieval manuscripts room after a poorly coordinated “you-zig-I’ll-zag.”

[Source: LSE Library on Flickr.]

The enemy was completely unprepared for the fusillade of cuteness that ensued.
[Source: National Maritime Museum on Flickr.]

The enemy was completely unprepared for the fusillade of cuteness that ensued.

[Source: National Maritime Museum on Flickr.]

This Day in History: Archeologists in Krogsta, Sweden discover the earliest evidence of jazz hands (jazz händer) in Europe.
[Source: Swedish National Heritage Board on Flickr.]

This Day in History: Archeologists in Krogsta, Sweden discover the earliest evidence of jazz hands (jazz händer) in Europe.

[Source: Swedish National Heritage Board on Flickr.]

"Into the box, dear. I’m sure Mommy will be able to find a sitter next time."


[Source: OSU Special Collections & Archives.]

"Into the box, dear. I’m sure Mommy will be able to find a sitter next time."

[Source: OSU Special Collections & Archives.]