Kudos to Mike McGuff for pointing this out over at his blog. When I read it, I thought it was a typo. I clicked on the link and now I’m sure its a gag.
Apparently at MarryOurDaughter.com you can bid on your future wife… and I mean “future,” because some of these daughters are like 13 and 14 years old. Surely, this can’t really be happening in modern day America? For anywhere from around $5,000 to upwards of $100,000 you can marry a daughter of well-meaning parents intent on keeping them from getting into premarital trouble.
The testimonials are the funniest part of this whole parody. This one from happy sales-parent, Jack M.
“At first we were worried that Janine was too young to get married, but then her new husband bought her a house and a car and jewelry and the money we got let us buy a house for ourselves. Getting out of the trailer park at our age was the best thing that ever happened to us, and it