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Goodwill Toy Section Most Depressing Thing Ever

The Onion draws another spot-on sketch of human despair: Goodwill Toy Section Most Depressing Thing Ever. (I think "Goodwill" is the US equivalent of the Salvation Army Family Stores or something like that.)
"The toy area has its own distinct odor: sort of a musty, mildewy, plastic, sour-milk, baby-vomit, metallic, rotting-cloth smell," Robichaud said. "It isn't quite the smell of evil--just despair."

There are 2 comments on "Goodwill Toy Section Most Depressing Thing Ever":

Posted by: GJW Thu Oct 17 06:13:43 2002

Don't you have Goodwill stores in Melbourne? We've got them in Adelaide, I think they're run by the Uniting Church.

Posted by: acb Thu Oct 17 06:16:18 2002

I don't think I've seen any.

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