With the Olympics now less than a week away, I was speaking to a friend today about Olympic soccer. He did his best to defend the U.S. men's team's failure to qualify (we had to play Mexico, in Mexico, in front of 60,000 pro-Mexico fans), and I started to wonder why the team from Britain had failed to qualify. As it turns out -- as best I can tell, at least -- there is no Great Britain Olympic soccer team. How can this possibly be true? Can someone explain this to me?
Whilst trying to find evidence of a Great Britain Olympic soccer team, I came across the Team GB Merchandise website. You would expect to find a collection of tatty baseball caps and grossly colored T-shirts, right? Hell no.
It appears that Team GB has turned over its apparel rights to designer Ben Sherman. So instead of, say a goofy-looking bucket hat, you can buy a suit! Instead of a hat designed to copy those cool berets the Canadians wore in Salt Lake City, you can buy Team GB leather shoes!
It's really a shame that Team GB did not put forward a soccer team. Their uniform would have been the most fashionable in the whole of the competition!
FORD ESCORT, 10, St. Paul, Minn., died Friday in Minneapolis of engine failure, despite its owners having sunk more than $600 into repairs earlier in the summer. A visitation will be held Tuesday morning at Lloyd's Automotive, after which Escort will be given to whatever foolish charity will have it.
Why is Californians the best? Because them know that the U.S. has 53 states.
Apparently you need a permit to put yourself on a cross in Alabama.