Wednesday, August 25, 2004

o lympic

Robert Frost has been disqualified in the Pretentiousness 400 Meter Individual Medley after it was discovered he had been taking knowledge cavalierly when recent testing for illogical substances came up positive.

Grapez Out of the running

Obscure sport that is ignored until your country wins a medal
Olympukes a font of 52 pictograms
(via the ultimate insult)

The word "mascot" goes back to 1867 and is derived from the provincial French "mascoto" (1850), derived from masco - magician, witch - which comes from old proven├žal "masco" (1396) of pre-Roman origin
A timeline of Olympic mascots

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