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-> ''The barrel image is less common these days, and rightly so; itís ridiculous. So . . . you had to sell your clothes to eat. Got it. But you had the time and materials to construct straps that let you wear the barrel to cover your nakedness. How about selling the barrel first?'' \\
What? Then what would I wear after I sell my clothes? \\
''You donít sell your clothes, thatís the point. You keep them, so you can find gainful employment. Say you show up at [=McDonald=]ís. Theyíre always hiring. Theyíre going to take one look at that barrel and think itíll be hard for everyone behind the counter, always having to get around you. No wait, theyíd provide a uniform. Bad example. How about roofing? You couldnít do a roofing job in a barrel.'' \\
I could cut out arm holes. \\
''So you own a barrel, two leather straps, nails for the straps, a hammer to attach the nails, and a saw? And youíre selling your clothes?'' \\
Okay I just like being naked in a barrel. Donít judge me.\\
''Of course Iíll judge you. But quietly. Itís one of the few pleasures left in life.''
-->-- James Lileks, [[http://www.lileks.com/bleats/archive/22/0522/43.html The Bleat, May 25, 2022]]


-> '''PHB''': To remind everyone of our need to reduce expenses, the new dress code is barrels. Except for friday, which will be casual barrel day.
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-> '''PHB''': To ''"To remind everyone of our need to reduce expenses, the new dress code is barrels. Except for friday, Friday, which will be casual barrel day.
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-->-- '''The PointyHairedBoss''', ''{{ComicStrip/Dilbert}}''

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-> ''"One downside to mimicking a barrel is that broke people try to use you for clothing."''
-->-- '''[[MonsterCompendium Monster Manuel]] description of the [[ChestMonster Mimic]]''', ''VideoGame/KingdomOfLoathing''
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