Monday, October 17, 2005

"It's a meal! It's an obsessive disorder! It's both!"

Oh my God... It's my first day in the new office, and here I am hunching over my laptop and shaking with silent laughter. The good thing is, I've worked with most of these reporters before they escaped over the bridge from the Jeeklies, too. If Chris gets transferred, we can reunite the old team and play "Shut up-shut up-shut up Basketball!" again. But that's an entry for another day.

You have to go read these, especially if you've ever counted points. And then thank Andrea for emailing me the link.



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