November 21, 2005

Fan blades

My new officemate Alex and I were briefly discussing the news story about the rugby fan who cut off his own testicles to celebrate the fact that his team won. Between us, we decided that caring enough about rugby to cut off one's own testicles is probably a symptom of having too much testosterone in one's system to start with, and so perhaps his subconscious was just trying to fix the problem.

Posted by Francis at 05:13 PM

That's...a hell of a story. And I learnt a new slang term, "tackle," as in "Mind your tackle, Francis."

Posted by: Orange at November 21, 2005 11:45 PM

It may have been a daft thing to do, but you gotta admit, it took... eh, never mind.

(For what it's worth, I don't believe a word of it. This is the Sun.)

Posted by: Rick at November 22, 2005 04:22 PM

Oh, it was reported lots of places besides the Sun. They're just the ones who got the interview.

Posted by: Francis at November 22, 2005 07:06 PM

Thanks for visiting!

Posted by: Francis at November 23, 2005 02:09 PM
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