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Scrooge and his piggy bank
Thrift: Get as much amputated as possible.
Thrift: bathe fully dressed and wash your clothes at the same time
"Well, I'm not sure what it is, but it was 50% off in the sale so I thought I'd get one before they sold out!"
Tags:sales, shop, shops, shopping, offer, offers, on offer, on sale, 50% off, cheap, thrift, thrifty, thriftiness, consumerism, consumerist, consumer culture, consumer, consumers, consuming, consumption, useless product, useless products, useless, uselessness, gadget, gadgets, gadgetry, gizmo, gizmos
"Nothing all week. This is what happens when you scrimp on marketing."
Tags:spider, spiders, spiderweb, spiderwebs, spider web, spider webs, cobweb, cobwebs, cob web, cob webs, marketing, market, markets, advertising, advertisement, advertisements, advert, adverts, ad, ads, outreach, outreaches, thrift, thrifty, thriftiness, scrimp, scrimps, scrimping, insect, insects, arachnid, arachnids, catching flies, catch flies, customer, customers, marketing department, marketing departments, advertising agency, advertising agencies
'We've decided to become more thrifty and start a savings account, but we'd like to borrow against our credit cards in order to make the opening deposit.'
Limerick On A Grecian Urn
Tags:trash, thrift, thrifted, thrift store, charity, charity shop, urn, urns, vase, vases, grecian urn, poem, poets, ode, odes, keats, keat, romantic, romanticism, invert, inversion, inverted, subvert, subverted, subversion, subverts, poetry, literary reference, literature, literary, john keats, hoard, hoarding, hoarder, parody, parodies, book, books, bookish, book lover, book lovers, book worm, book worms
'Turn right at the first $4.09 unleaded, then a hang a left at $4.03 unleaded, and over the bridge, past the $4.01 unleaded...'
"Actually, we call these coupons, not 'money saving apps.''
'Reggie was always looking for ways to save a buck.'
"His wallet is like an onion. When he opens it, it makes him cry."
"Sorry, I'm late. I didn't realize how much credit you had on your card."
Cashflow - "No, don't put the cheque in the post - I'll send someone round to pick it up."
'It's time for the annual wage review...' (Sign on the wall says 'Remember money isn't everything!')
"We're in the his and hers onesies you insisted on buying ... and you still want the heating on?"
Tags:onesie, onesies, fashion statement, fashion statements, stylish, stylishness, husband, husbands, wife, wives, winter, winters, utility bill, utility bills, heating bill, heating bills, keeping warm, cheapskate, cheapskates, style, his and hers, men and women, trends, heating, miser, miserly, misers, thrift, thrifty, thriftiness
'It's a box set of box sets.'
Thrift: Save water and paper - reduce lavatory visits to once a week.
"I feel that just as as I think I can make ends meet, someone moves the ends!"
Thrift: Smoke stationary cars instead of cigarettes.
Thrift: Sew your mouth shut before going to a restaurant.
Thrift: Mime cooking once a day, instead of really cooking.
Thrift: Divorce and remarry smaller.
Thrift: 'Instead of a 20 million euro ransom, we're demanding just 19 million!'
Thrift: Marry someone big and become a cannibal.
Thrift: Fat people, wear a dress and a wig and enjoy the benefits of being pregnant.