Oddly Enough Blog

News, but not the serious kind

Is it Halloween again already?

January 25, 2009

Blog Guy, give us an update. A few days ago you were in big trouble for running funny pictures of tennis players. I believe some players were coming to talk to you about showing more respect. How did that turn out?

Pretty well. I promised them that from now on, I will choose my tennis photos randomly, like the ones here, without looking for goofy faces.

That sounds reasonable. I heard you also agreed to run a disclaimer each time you show tennis players.

Yeah. Here it is:

“Most tennis players don’t look as much like Ratso Rizzo as the ones seen in this blog. Many of them have full control of their face some of the time.”

That’s very nice. I don’t see how they could ever object to that.

Keep warm! Join the Oddly Enough blog network!

Above: Tomas Berdych REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Below: Jeremy Chardy REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Jelena Dokic REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Dinara Safina REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Marat Safin REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

REUTERS photos courtesy of Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop

More stuff from Oddly Enough

Comments

I get funny faces from news anchors when I pause my Tivo. I have thought about photographing them and posting on web.
Since I’m too lazy to actually do that, would you please do it for me, Robert?

Posted by Tim | Report as abusive
 

Jolly Fellows) What emotions) What is the expression)

Posted by Rammstein | Report as abusive
 

Post Your Comment

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see http://blogs.reuters.com/fulldisclosure/2010/09/27/toward-a-more-thoughtful-conversation-on-stories/