Stupid News – 07/16/13
Kicking things off this morning with a 55-year-old woman who was visiting her doctor with symptoms of back pain. Her name is Terry Raglan, and her doctor, Timothy Sweo, found she suffers from a condition called lumbar lordosis. That’s a curve in the spine that causes a lot of pain… oh it also makes your butt stick way out. Which is why instead of telling her she suffered from lumbar lordosis… he told her she was suffering from GHETTO BOOTY. The doc says he was trying to make things LESS TECHNICAL. And he’s not backing down. The best quote of the week- “In trying to explain, I said that she had ghetto booty and she didn’t like that apparently. “I think I do understand why her feelings were hurt, but I don’t understand what’s offensive about it.” She’s now filed a complaint with the Tennessee Department of Health.
New survey asked people to name the country where some foods originated… and 89% of people COULDN’T. Let’s see how YOU do.
Pasta – actually invented in? China.
Worcestershire sauce – invented in? India.
Chop suey – invented in? The U.S.
French fries – invented in? Belgium.
Lasagna – invented in? Greece.
Fajitas – invented in? The U.S.
Cheesecake – invented in? Greece.
And garlic bread – invented in? The U.S.
Interesting factoid now about you ladies… researchers say women are more likely to wear red when they’re at peak fertility. And also when they work at Target.
I am not a big baseball fan… I go for the dogs, beer, the flask I sneak in… Well this might shed some understanding on why it takes all that liquor for me to get into the game. The “Wall Street Journal” just did a study to figure out how much actual ACTION happens during a Major League Baseball game. And the result?
18 MINUTES! Ready to have your mind blown? The average NFL game? About 11 minutes of action.
Best story of the day- Have you ever booked a room online and filled out the “comments or special requests” section? This guy did… jokingly asked for three red M&M’s and a picture of bacon on the bed. And when he got there… there was! And the hotel, right here in the Woodlands! The Woodlands Resort decided to fill his request, they even framed picture of the bacon was sitting on the bed.
Sometimes… life throws you lemons and you have to make lemonade. That’s the case in this next story our of Florida where a man decided to break into a pharmacy by crawling through the air ducts. Only problem? They don’t support human weight so he crashed through into the Thai restaurant next door… which is why he robed that place instead. In case you are wondering, yes, genius boy has been arrested.
Some sad news out of Cleveland. Remember Charles Ramsey? The ‘hero neighbor’ in the kidnapping case? Yea… he now says he’s burned through donations after buying a BMW, and is broke, jobless, and homeless. Sources say that Ramsey’s income in the two months since the girls escaped is around $30,000, including fees from speaking engagements and $15,000 donated by well-wishers. He has bought an BMW, bragged about being rich and started a business selling T-shirts with his face on them for $25 each.
A study finds that running more than 30 miles a week can lead to heart disease. In other news, I will never get heart disease.