My housemate, "Lamp, " was reading the latest book from Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers. One of the "tests" in it was to brainstorm as many uses for a brick and a blanket as possible.
This is what we came up with over coffee at Mama Buzz! Turns out we're sharper than some of the other tools in the drawer!
Think outside the brick, evidently!
(and look for the links)
Blanket: ready made, bed cover, throw rug, camping mat, tent, to sleep in, toilet paper, sail, blanket party, restraint, parachute, warm toga, cape, ghost costume, burka, dust cover, towel, bindle, fishing net, sunshade, strainer/filter, mop, curtain, room partition, door flap, projector screen, clothing, table cloth, Petri dish, travois, trampoline, to break a fall, a fan, wet, body bag, weapon, sling, palanquin, insulation, to keep warm, kindling, canvas, paintbrush/applicator, rope, noose ,trap, really big kerchief, tourniquet, compress, drum head, really really dangerous lampshade, canopy, target, table cloth, tree skirt, name for your child, basket for pulley, missile cover, signal, in lieu of velvet wallpaper, scroll, yoga mat, cushion, oven mitt, camouflage, toothbrush in a pinch, cat toy, pet bedding, muffler, gag, blindfold, "you can put your weed in there."