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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

The Award for Most Incongruous Thrift Store Find Goes to....

A truffle cutter. Yes, an Italian truffle cutter was donated to the All Saints Thrift Store, which benefits the Food Bank. Unlike Goodwill, which attracts people from all economic walks of life, All Saints has mostly poor shoppers.

That truffle cutter sat there for a month, moving from one shelf to the next. Finally, it was bought by YOURS TRULY. Perhaps I took pity on the poor gadget. I guess it makes a neat little gift for Frugal Son, who may one day have a truffle.

It looks kind of like this:

What, I wonder, went through the mind of the donor.

What's your most incongruous thrift store find?


hostess of the humble bungalow said...

Casino Plaques from Monte large denominations!

Frugal Scholar said...

@hostess--Wow! I wouldn't have known what they were. Maybe one day you can use them.