Saturday, April 26, 2008

One of My Favorites

These "reports" are amongst my favorite:

It seems a near-70 year-old man died after being attacked by what was likely a great white shark off the California coast in what those damned hippies cannot stop referring to as a "rare" attack.

Statistically-speaking, there have only been 11 fatal shark attacks in the area since they started being recorded in the 1950s... but who knows how many others prior?

My favorite analogy whenever such a tragedy occurs is when they tell people "your chances of getting struck by lightning are infinitely great than being attacked by a
  1. Don't swim in the ocean and shark-infested waters
  2. Don't go outside in a lightning storm.
This is the kind of no-nonsense wisdom what makes me an expert in the field.

© C Harris Lynn, 2008

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