A catalog record for a turkey baster. See, libraries have never been just a repository for just books, then or now. Turkey baster in a library. We all need to evolve, obviously.
Roland Brown was a very peculiar but revered paleobotanist at the Smithsonian in the first half of the 1900's. Last time I was there studying the collections, I made the customary pilgrimage to see the old pair of his jeans that live within one of the shelving units among catalogued plant fossils in the collection. Put a new twist on the term "specimen drawers" doesn't it?
A Google Books representative on metadata: 'We would never ingest our own mirth into metadata records. There's too much there already. Like the time one of our partner libraries supplied us with a catalog record for a turkey baster. Not a book about turkey basting. An actual turkey baster, presumably to be found in the stacks. One European library classified Darwin's Origin of Species as fiction. And there's a copyright record for a book that has no writer, only a psychic who received the text "clairaudiently."'