December 10, 2012 |
He's @IKEAmonkey on Twitter and fast becoming a meme star. Tweeters were having a blast Monday morning with the tiny monkey that surprised shoppers at a Toronto IKEA. "BREAKING: 53% of Toronto residents say they'll vote #ikeamonkey for mayor. " "Report: Lawyers are working to free #ikeamonkey. They're working pro bonobo. " According to the Toronto Star, the monkey, dressed in a faux shearling coat and diaper, was sighted in a parking garage of the IKEA on Sunday afternoon.
February 2, 2014 |
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August 31, 2008 |
September in L.A. is the cruelest month for a coat fiend like me. Temperatures laze in the 80s during the day, which makes buying a chic camel-hair swing coat about as daft as owning a beach towel in Anchorage. Nevermind the other East Coast sartorial staples -- fitted turtle necks and ribbed tights -- that taunt this N.Y. expat. Mostly, it's the coat I crave. Ten years in L.A. hasn't quelled my addiction to that jolt of static electricity that comes from friction with wool. Or the tickle of twill on my neck.
January 14, 1985 |
First Lady Nancy Reagan will wear an electric-blue melton coat by Adolfo when the President is sworn in a week from today because blue is "the color that lit up on television" each time her husband won a state on election night, according to an aide.
August 23, 1998
Re: the answer given to the clue " 'Canterbury Tales' inn," 37 Down, in your Aug. 9 Puzzler: A "tabard" is a cloak, a jacket, a cape, a mantle, a coat, a gown. An inn is a tavern. OLGA McDOUGALL Pasadena
December 20, 1985 |
A dance troupe has dropped plans to pull a live rabbit from a flaming dish during performances of "The Nutcracker" because the animal caught fire during a rehearsal. The Wisconsin Dance Ensemble was conducting the dress rehearsal Tuesday when the rabbit's coat caught fire, sending it fleeing across the stage. "Some of the hair got caught, but we put the fire out right on stage," said Jo Jean Retrum, the production's director.