All the Weird Swag

"What's the weirdest thing you've ever received at a meeting?" Sheril Kirsenbaum asks. She posts a long list of the odd stuff she's received, including light bulbs, fish-shaped Mardi Gras bead necklaces, shorts, and even beer. In the comments, Orac recalls a superhero mascot he once received that was shaped like a Fleet enema.

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