Tuesday, March 24, 2009

What the...?

As Land Of My Fathers boomed out across the Millenium Stadium, I spotted this noisome object attached to the ear of a Welsh mascot. Tattoos are one, unnecessary and unpleasant thing on a rugby player but this? There are two possibilities if worn in earnest:
(1) It would take half the face off an opposing player in the ruck or a tackle;
(2) It would facilitate the removal of the boy's ear in any contact.

Those are practical, rugby-based points against the unpleasant piece of ironmongery. There is another point about it.

It's just so wrong.

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Blogger Martin said...


Now, now, the boy is only expressing himself...

7:02 AM  

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