Tuesday, February 16, 2010

I Hate to Bury My Last Post

Given the pretty coherent and entertaining commenting going on, but I didn't want to wait too long to let you know what ESPN's Olympic blog had to say about what you should have been watching yesterday:

Speedskating: Men's 500M
It seems long distances belong to Dutchman Sven Kramer, middle distances to American Shani Davis. But there is no clear favorite for Monday night's sprint at the Richmond Olympic Oval. The hometown crowd will try to will Jeremy Wotherspoon, of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, to gold in his last Olympic hoorah.

His last hurrah? Too bad.

Wotherspoon won a silver medal in Nagano, his first Olympics, but has crashed and burned -- sometimes literally -- in each Olympics since.

Oh my! You'd think eventually he'd stop catching fire at some point, even if he did keep crashing- it just seems so unlikely in a speed skating competition.

DEAR EVERYONE WHOSE WRITING WILL BE PUBLISHED ON A MAJOR SPORTS WEBSITE: PLEASE LEARN HOW TO USE "LITERALLY" PROPERLY. THANKS A BUNDLE IN ADVANCE.

3 comments:

Chris W said...

I literally peed my pants laughing at this post.

You literally did a good job, Larry.

Elliot said...

David Cross literally has the best take on this I've ever heard:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ly1UTgiBXM

Biggus Rickus said...

That shit was illiterately figurative.