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The silly pops are chillin', the chili's warmin' and the pre-game hype's in full flight. Superbowl XLIII is about 7 hours away. This year's grid iron grapple fest will be broadcast by NBC, which last broadcast it in 1998 and the fairly decent team of Al Michaels and John Madden are slated as the announcers. Sometimes, the enjoyment level associated with a sports broadcast rests solely with the announcers. And Yahoo Sports' Jay Busbee has some thoughts on the 50 worst announcers in sports today. My all time favoutites, both former catchers-turned announcers, Bob Uecker and Joe Garagiola missed the list. Of course the fact they're both long past calling plays may have something to do with it!


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Bob and Brenda worked in the supermarket. They weren't check-out clerks. And they weren't stock-boys. Brenda sure wasn't. And they weren't employees who worked in the fish section or the deli. No. They were on the shelves.

They hadn't been on the shelves very long but in that short time they'd developed a considerably close friendship.

The chatted all day when the store was busy and at night when the store was closed. They talked about everything. The talked about what raw products they came from. The talked about their manufacturing processes. And they talked about the long routes in semi-trailers that brought them to this store.

Oddly enough the one thing they never made clear to one another was just what product each of them was.

One day when Brenda was commenting on their friendship she told Bob she was grateful for their amity. "Are you Tea?" said Bob, pekoe-ing her way. "I thought I was Tea". You're coffee!"

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