The National Mitten Registry
Today marks the inauguration of the National Mitten Registry, the National Post’s “bold new initiative to reunite Canadians with their misplaced gloves and mittens.”
I’m not making this up, I swear!
It further states “This noble project can only work with your help, so please lend us a hand by returning a mitten to your neighbour’s frostbitten hand. If the National Mitten Registry is a success, Canadian winters will be that much easier to handle.”
Hmm. It sounds frivolous, but why not? I’ll admit, when I lost one of my favourite black stretch chenille gloves last year, I kept the mate for months, hoping against hope that I’d lost it a friend’s place or it would show up in my office’s lost and found box. But it never did, and I mourned it’s loss. If only a registry had been available then!
So to all you Canadians – please do your part. If you find a lone glove or mitten, send it in along with the particulars (where and when you found it, as well as your name, address and contact information) to:
National Mitten Registry
c/o Benjamin Errett, National Post
300-1450 Don Mills Road
Don Mills ON, M3B 3R5.