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Friday, October 19, 2007

So You're Saying it's a Big Deal...

If you're like me - and most people in this country - you're blissfully unaware that tomorrow is the Rugby World Cup Finals in France between England and South Africa. Apparently, though, it's kind of a big deal. People know rugby. And they take it very seriously.

Case-in-point: This dashing playboy for the English squad is Jonny Wilkinson and he's the current World Cup points leader with 243. That's quite an accomplishment...but I wasn't aware that it was enough of an accomplishment to warrant three armed guards. Silly American. When the match-winner headed out of his hotel Tuesday, he took with him one guard in his car and two on motorcycles behind him to make sure that he was safe.

I'll stay away from the obvious joke here about how his tough, hot and probably really tight ass should be able to defend itself to point the more important thing: these guards I'm talking about...their day job? Guarding the French President.


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2 comments:

With Malice said...

Holy crap Kristine... way to go on the insular thinking!
:p

With Malice said...

I guess that could also read as a bit harsh... wasn't intended as such.

Anyway... I also suppose I should thank you for at least stating that the Final is on!

Thanks...