Friday, November 9, 2007

A 600-pound cow falling on a car IS funny

I'm not sure what made me laugh more, the image of a flailing, falling 600-pound car plummeting from the skies, the sound it must have made when it hit the car's hood, the instant mini-burgers created upon impact or the author's use of words throughout the article. When the reporter used "utterly" to set up the quote, he must have chuckled. Ahhhh, the power of words. Now, I'm sure there would have been an outcry of sympathy if, instead of a free-falling bovine, a dog crashed onto the car. Fault may have targeted the driver if it was a manatee. Man's inhumanity to animal might have been front page news if a wandering baby seal met its demise in this manner. PETA might have pressured the auto industry to create external air-bags to minimize such future horrors.
That's why I'm thankful it was only a side of beef (make that sides of beef) that decimated the van's hood.
Oh, and I'm very thankful nobody was hurt. Internet video whispers hint there may be cinematic visuals of this event. I bet that's even funnier.
Mooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

11 comments:

Brian Hicks said...

nice one! hey thanks for your comments on my blog i really appreciate knowing what people think. I'll see you at school.

Steve Ng said...

This car reminds me of the Detroit NFL franchise. Driving at high speeds and then a crash!

JBrandt said...

Still, I feel there may be hope. Let's make a literary connection to the Joad family.There they were in the barn amidst the rain, mud and hopelessness. Some see despair. Others see life-giving opportunities. The Giants lost yesterday so perhaps they have peaked. Green Bay can't keep this up forever. I'm not going to quit on my boys.

Brian Hicks said...

that'd be great. thanks a lot mr brandt

Steve Ng said...
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Steve Ng said...

Lets make more literary connections. If Lions dare live in the past, certainly fans would disown them. So living in the past is not an option. They have nothing but destruction for thier future. The only solution is the death of the Lions. Just like Jay Gatz, same goes for Jay Kitna.

aarong1204 said...
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aarong1204 said...

I'm not going to quit on my boys.

This bandwagoning sickens me. A few short months ago, you were emphatically proclaiming that you have "absolved" yourself of the Lion franchise. Now, they are suddenly "your boys."

My how things change :)

D. Rohde said...

Whammy!!!

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