Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Um, No. I'm the Winner

Today, this headline popped up on my homepage:


Somali pirates attack French military flagship


Now, number one, shouldn't they have capitalized a few more of those words? Words like Pirates and Attack and Military and Flagship? Okay, just checking. Journalists often mess up grammar. But I digress.



The bigger issue is number two, YES! The pirates tried to attack the freaking Navy. Oops!

NAIROBI (AFP) – Somali pirates attempted to storm the French navy's 18,000
tonne flagship in the Indian Ocean after mistaking it for a cargo vessel, the French military said on Wednesday.


Doesn't this story just rock? It's kind of like when a bully starts in and Pedro's cousins come to offer their protection.





Or like when Stanley Yelnats gets the long buried treasure--right under The Warden's nose.

And, of course Karate Kid.




I still get chills when Eowyn saves the world. It's good in the movie, but in the book? Oh, my heart. It is amazing.

Everybody wants the ____(fill in the blank with your favorite synonym for "jerk")___ to get hosed like this.

What's your favorite example?

2 comments:

  1. If the purple chick gets voted off the Biggest Loser, that will be my favorite example. She lies & misleads & takes pleasure in it (or at least the show has twisted it to appear this way).

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  2. In Goonies, when Sloth stands up to his family and saves the day! HA!

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