While waiting for the ferry in SF, I took a number of pictures with my cellphone in Sur La Table. I got some curious looks and an employee started following me discretely around the store but didn't say anything. What might I have said if they'd asked? "I am recording your products so I can mock them on my blog"?
What can you say about a twirling spaghetti fork?
(Click on the "silly gadgets" tag below to see other examples.)