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What's the Strangest Thing in Your Purse?

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What's the Strangest Thing in Your Purse?

Postby boswellbaxter » Mon September 8th, 2008, 2:41 am

I'm one of those women who carries a big purse and who has a lot of stuff in it. Today I was rummaging for something in my purse and found a yarmulke in it--and I'm not even Jewish! Someone dropped one in the parking lot of the grocery store we frequent, and my husband, the king of the pack rats, decided I should stick it in my purse instead of just leaving it there. So today it was still there.

So what's the strangest thing in your purse?
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Postby Ariadne » Mon September 8th, 2008, 2:57 am

LOL! Whenever my husband needs something that's in my purse, like a band-aid or something, he brings it to me rather than go through it himself - he says I carry around too much stuff and he can never find anything there.

That said, I cleaned mine out before going on vacation this summer, so the strangest thing is probably a ticket stub from Becoming Jane, dated last August.

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Postby Rowan » Mon September 8th, 2008, 3:00 am

I think almost everything I have in my bag is useful. Perhaps the strangest thing, though, would be the Tide To Go.

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Postby Kailana » Mon September 8th, 2008, 3:33 am

I don't carry a purse, just a wallet, unless I am on a trip. My friends think it is weird to see me with a purse, actually.

Speaking of wallets, everytime I turn around I am breaking the change compartment zipper. I can't even get to my change right now because when I do it will break entirely, so I have to find one I want to buy first.

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Postby pat » Mon September 8th, 2008, 3:35 am

Ermmm....apart from the band aids, sons inhaler, panadol and pain relief to supply any chemist my bag is quite decent at the moment!! However, that is only because I cleaned it out at the weekend!
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Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon September 8th, 2008, 3:57 am

A urinary funnel in a sanitary case. Very convenient for hiking; it gives you all the advantages of a man and leaves you dry besides. Also useful if the restroom is too disgusting to sit.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon September 8th, 2008, 4:32 am

"MLE" wrote:A urinary funnel in a sanitary case. Very convenient for hiking; it gives you all the advantages of a man and leaves you dry besides. Also useful if the restroom is too disgusting to sit.


:eek:

Wow, that's different!

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Postby Divia » Mon September 8th, 2008, 11:07 am

"Kailana" wrote:I don't carry a purse, just a wallet, unless I am on a trip. My friends think it is weird to see me with a purse, actually.




I'm withyou. No purse. Never have carried one never want to. Its too combersome. :)
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Postby Rowan » Mon September 8th, 2008, 2:52 pm

"MLE" wrote:A urinary funnel in a sanitary case. Very convenient for hiking; it gives you all the advantages of a man and leaves you dry besides. Also useful if the restroom is too disgusting to sit.


Where might one find one of those....?

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Postby EC2 » Mon September 8th, 2008, 3:16 pm

I had to think then because in the UK a purse is what I think the USA brigade call a wallet, and what the USA calls a purse is in the UK a handbag? In which case I would have to say gravy bones (little shiny bone-shaped dog biscuits!)

As to the 'She-wee' Amazon UK have them, so perhaps Amazon.com do too?
http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=she+wee&tag=googhydr-21&index=aps&hvadid=698954649&ref=pd_sl_9htdhkoldf_e
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