.................... or "Thread Follies".
My wife was sewing some handles for her shopping bags she's making yesterday on her Bernina 930 using burgundy Coats & Clark's machine quilting thread when I hear her exclaim: "Excuse Me!". I came over to see what was up and she showed me this:
Right in the middle of the spool of thread was a splice. I got a laugh out of it, but my wife didn't appreciate it. She had to re-thread the machine and then restart. She was .... um annoyed.