SHE SAID: Case of the Mondays?

February 22, 2010

Rhymes with Bonn

During the Olympics, sponsors are not allowed to advertise using their athletes names.  Uvex had a fun way of getting around that issue with their athlete, Lindsey Vonn.  I don’t know if you’ve heard of her …

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Pro-War

The U.S. Government tried poisoning alcohol during prohibition in an effort to deter clandestine drinking.  Once alcohol was confiscated from a smuggler, the government would poison it and resell it to unsuspecting customers.  The results are an estimate of 10,000 deaths, all the responsibility of the U.S. Government.  “Although mostly forgotten today, the “chemist’s war of Prohibition” remains one of the strangest and most deadly decisions in American law-enforcement history.”  Click here for the full story.

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Blind, Gay … same difference

Newscaster gaffs never get old.

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I have a dream.

Kevin Smith, the film-maker, was kicked off a Southwest flight due to his size.  Apparently, he was supposed to purchase two seats so those around him wouldn’t be inconvenienced by his body invading their seat.  While tweeting angrily about it, one of his followers dubbed him the “MLK of fatties” which was a mentioned in the NYT Schott’s column about miscellaneous modern words and phrases.  Wouldn’t Smith be the Rosa Parks of fatties?