Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Wacky News Stories

This past week was the 9th "anniversary" of 9-11 ... I can't believe how quickly time has gone by ... let's make a stronger effort never to forget.

1. On Administrators at Byron Nelson High School in Texas suspending a 16-year-old boy on Tuesday because his eyes were bloodshot and they thought he might have been smoking marijuana - The teen said he was not high. Instead his eyes were red because he had been grieving the loss of his murdered father:
"Really? Jumping to conclusions? In Texas?!?!"
http://www.myfoxdfw.com/dpp/news/090910-school-suspends-boy-for-bloodshot-eyes

2. On Lilly Eddy, leading expert in lip print interpretation, and founder of Lipsology.com, discussing what our pouts might reveal about our personalities:
"I can't wait for the interview with the founder of Sphencter-ology.com..."
http://glo.msn.com/relationships/what-your-lip-print-says-about-you-5353.gallery?bingQuery=1>1=49015

3. On Fidel Castro saying Friday his comments about the Cuban economic model no longer working were misinterpreted by a visiting American journalist - taking back an admission that caused a stir around the globe:
"What he meant to say was that he really, really, really misses Kruschev and Breschnev, and that he'll hopefully see them really, really soon."
http://apnews.myway.com//article/20100910/D9I59FRO0.html

4. On the creation of the deep-fried Margarita:
"What do you wash it down with, french fry juice?"
http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2010/09/10/Fried-margaritas-made-with-real-tequila/UPI-30091284139080/

5. On controversial pastor Terry Jones and controversial talk show host Rush Limbaugh being high school classmates:
"I'm hoping this shool no longer exists ..."
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2010/09/who-knew-terry-jones-and-rush-limbaugh-were-high-school-classmates/1

5 comments:

Heff said...

Nothing on the ultra-hot sports reporter/Jets locker room story ?

Heff disappointed.

Los said...

good call, Heff ... I actually pre-wrote this post this past weekend ...

scargosun said...

Umber 9 ins my fave I think. that school needs and exorcism.

I'll be his catcher said...

so even cuba cutback on govt spending, yet we continue

make sense?

paige said...

You can have a deep fried margarita or you can just drink warm Crisco. Whatever.