Sunday, February 28, 2010
Origins of Curling
Congrats to Canada on their Curling Gold Medal.
I watched the gold medal....er....round? game? death match? Er, whatever they call it in curling...
I was thinking to myself...how was this ...er...sport? game? drunken pursuit? invented...
This may have been how it went:
Canadian #1 "It's cold, eh?"
Canadian #2 "We're drunk, eh?"
Canadian #1: "Mom said we're supposed to clean up the yard around the frozen pond. Come help me push this rock out of the way"
Canadian #2 "Lemme go grab more Molson and a broom, eh?"
Canadian number one pushes rock across frozen pond.
Canadian #2: "Lemme clear out those leaves from under that rock...."
Canadian #1 "Wow look at that rock go...gimme another beer. Call John and tell him to get over here with another broom and some plaid pants, eh?."
Well, I don’t know if that really how it happened but I do know the Canadian curler John Morris is my new favorite Olympic Athlete: