A Cautionary Tale

I was young and foolish. I borrowed money from loan sharks to pay my debts…

… and when I couldn’t pay them back, they had me rubbed out.

Pygmy Octopus, via Zooborns. Photos by Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium.



  1. “rub me out…” * * snerk **

  2. “…in an octopus’s desk drawer, with you…”

  3. You need to put up a st”ink”!

  4. copper is highly toxic to invertebrates. Probably not very good to put a penny in with them…

  5. Starfish says:

    I think we might need a Rules of Cuteness tag on this one. I spot a #45, #14 (my favorite!) and maaaaaybe #24?

  6. The second picture looks like his shaking his fist in anger, “why I oughta!”

  7. 260Oakley says:

    “They sent their No. 2 guy to do the job. He got right to the point.”

  8. 6rabbits says:

    I agreez with Starfish–and #24is a sure thing!
    And, 260Oakley? I bow to your genius! Sometimes I’m so impressed with your punnage, I am speechless (or at least incapable of typing!) 😄

  9. The hover text did confuse me until I realized it was the interest on a one day loan.

  10. Smartypants says:

    Teensy Cthulhu will drive you mad…with cuteness!

  11. No kidding!

  12. I’m keeled by his teensy suction cups.