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n. An event, etc, having tragic and comic elements.
Shame on you. It’s the lowest of humour and you shouldn’t be laughing. Oh, alright, there’s more.
Posted at 07:18 in Ephemera | Permalink
I'm feeling bad - I laughed. Just like I do with the Darwin awards:
I'm so wicked. Particularly this one:
March 16, 2009 at 08:13
It's been ages since we had a good fart joke.
I like this one: http://criggo.wordpress.com/2009/03/08/unfortunate-photo/
March 16, 2009 at 08:37
One day I come here and it's social construction theory, the next time it's a fart gag. :)
March 16, 2009 at 09:11
Hey, I’m complicated.
March 16, 2009 at 09:27
"One day I come here and it's social construction theory, the next time it's a fart gag."
Which is funnier? http://davidthompson.typepad.com/davidthompson/2009/02/construct-unstuck.html
carbon based lifeform |
March 16, 2009 at 10:51
March 16, 2009 at 14:29
Sounds like an urban legend to me (I have a feeling I heard this one before)
March 16, 2009 at 14:56
There is a fairly detailed debate as to the veracity of the story.
March 16, 2009 at 15:09
This is going to be the best episode of Mythbusters EVER.
March 16, 2009 at 15:23
March 16, 2009 at 15:36
"...his attack of flatulence was ignited by a spark."
No, the spark was ignited by his flatulence. The story is obviously wrong.
March 20, 2009 at 14:57
Entirely plausible, alas. There have been cases of explosions when intestinal gas was ignited by a surgical cautery being used to remove precancerous polyps. However a posting at the discussion linked above indicates that the poor chap only suffered scorching, and presumably healed up.
Rich Rostrom |
March 25, 2009 at 01:41
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