Article about the WBC by Scott Miller. Not a bad article but get a load of this.
While nobody doubts the commitment of Team USA members such as David Wright, Derek Jeter, Jimmy Rollins and Jake Peavy, the vast majority of folks this side of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans still view this event as something to be avoided, like spinach.
Emphasis mine. Is this a reference to the E. Coli spinach scare of like, two years ago? Or is it a reference to the fact that kids think spinach is yucky? I don't really know, nor do I care. It's not funny.
But since we haven't had reader participation (or, for that matter, readers) in a long time, here's our chance. What should Scott Miller have said instead of "like spinach"? I'll get it started with a few:
--like inoperable cancer
--like a fat guy with a tuba
--like an all-night Uwe Boll marathon
--like American children avoid geography class (stupid Americans...heh heh)
--like Obama avoids iceberg lettuce
--like the reckoning wrath of the spear of mighty Achilles
Ok your turn!