“You said let’s visit Spain and meet chicks, Floyd!”

July 11, 2007

“Well, Mr. Know-It-All, this is a fine mess. You said, let’s run down this alley, and they’ll go for that dude standing in the doorway! How does that seem to be workin’ for us so far?

“And you were the smarty-pants who said we could yell anything we wanted in English, because bulls only know Spanish! I guess maybe they have a damned foreign phrase book, ya think?

“While we’re at it, you said we’d be safe if we got really, really drunk, because bulls fear the smell of red wine! Don’t you ever get tired of being wrong, Floyd? And another thing…”

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Runners and fighting bulls from the Jose Cebala Gago ranch enter the bullring during the fourth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2007. REUTERS/Vincent West


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Spanish authorities are appalled at the audacity of the perpetrators of a recent string of “run-by-muggings”. The thief will run up beside someone running for their life from angry bulls and yell “Give me your wallet or I’ll trip you!”…

Posted by K | Report as abusive

No, you misunderstood it again, the bulls don´t fear the smell of red wine, but exactly that redbulls don´t like the smell of any wine.

Posted by armstrongfl or Emilio F. Effe | Report as abusive

“And the worst thing about this is that I am going to die in these ridiculous white pants.”

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

Make that brown pants.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

“Well, if YOU hadn’t suggested we ‘run with the bulls’ we wouldn’t be in this mess, would we?! I thought you meant RED BULL!”

Posted by Lady Weasel | Report as abusive

Has there ever been a Nobel Prize winner who was also a bullfighter? A picadore?


Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Ollie Ollie outsen gored, gored, gored.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Sure, the bulls are having fun in the cool of the morning, but that Pamplona afternoon is a killer.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive