This morning in International Herald Tribune


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This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby Pego » Fri Oct 31, 2003 5:42 am

This is more OG than T&F related article, but highly amusing. Enjoy!
http://www.iht.com/articles/115766.html
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Re: This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby Guest » Fri Oct 31, 2003 6:23 am

Amusing! And now for our week-long telecast of the Left-Handed Latvians Games!
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Re: This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby MJD » Fri Oct 31, 2003 7:16 am

>Amusing! And now for our week-long telecast of
>the Left-Handed Latvians Games!

"Canadian Beats World at..."

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=s ... ckpaper_dc
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Re: This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby Guest » Fri Oct 31, 2003 7:21 am

Very appropriate. I like this: "Many competitors wore crude, homemade costumes, and played with a can of beer in their non-throwing hand." It suggests possiblities for a whole slew of new Olympic events.
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Re: This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby MJD » Fri Oct 31, 2003 7:28 am

>Very appropriate. I like this: "Many
>competitors wore crude, homemade costumes, and
>played with a can of beer in their non-throwing
>hand." It suggests possiblities for a whole
>slew of new Olympic events.

I hope they have their drug testing protocol down or it will remain a fringe sport. Is beer a banned substance?
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Re: This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby Guest » Fri Oct 31, 2003 7:32 am

Are you kidding? Beer is our national "nutritional supplement."
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Re: This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby Jefferson Buffalo » Fri Oct 31, 2003 8:07 am

So when does this become an Olympic sport?
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Re: This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby Guest » Fri Oct 31, 2003 9:01 am

However, when combined with a huge ammount of sex it can result in a positive test, apparently... :)
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Re: This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby 6 5.5hjsteve » Fri Oct 31, 2003 9:06 am

such combined activity can also result in a positive test for something else.........
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Re: This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby Guest » Fri Oct 31, 2003 9:40 am

I hereby claim a patent on the Games Games!
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Re: This morning in International Herald Tribune

Postby Pego » Fri Oct 31, 2003 10:27 am

<Treading a thin line between silly spectacle and serious sport>

How is this for a "tongue-in-cheek" statement?
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