Losing face the really hard way

February 22, 2008

Blog Guy, I’ve put together a loose-leaf notebook of your very helpful career advice, but sometimes I’m not totally clear on what you’re saying.

Sorry, I will try to be more direct. Here is a tip for you: if your job allows you to see firsthand whether a tiger still has has its tonsils, then your guidance counselor may have let you down.

Nope, I still don’t get your point.

Okay. What I’m saying is, at NO TIME during the course of your working shift should you be in a position to lose your contact lens in a jungle animal’s throat. Let’s see, how else can I put it? If you can tell for certain that a tiger had garlic sauce on his gazelle for lunch, then take three steps backward and call in sick.

tiger-360.jpgA trainer puts his head inside a tiger’s mouth during a performance at a zoo in Xiamen, Fujian province, February 16, 2008. Picture taken February 16, 2008. REUTERS/China Daily

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In China, I bet this is considered a very wonderful job.

Dude, I know plastic surgery is expensive in China, but this isn’t the answer!

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

Don’t tigers lick their genitalia just like domestic cats? Not for nothing, but I hope mine is a clean death.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

You’re right. It does taste funny.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Again, please, which one is Calvin?

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

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Screw curing warts. This should SCARE them off.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I see Chinese veterinary dentists are very thorougher!

Posted by Hunter | Report as abusive