Nice buns, Burger Boy!

April 17, 2009

Blog Guy, I’m a 16-year-old boy and I’m very sensitive about my looks.

The kids at school say I look like a hamburger! They taunt me, calling me “Burger Boy” and “Big Mac.” What can I do?

Kids can be so cruel. First, let me say that I don’t see it at all. You look like a regular kid to me. But I did show your photo to my picture editor, who said, “Sweet Jesus! Look at the Whopper where that poor kid’s head should be!”

So if it will help your self-esteem, let’s do a makeover. A brightly-colored shirt, especially one with blue stripes, will help de-emphasize your perceived burgerishness.

You try that out, and it will change your life. Tomorrow, you can go to school with relish. Oops, sorry.

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A demonstrator wearing a model of a hamburger on his head, is pictured during a protest by German farmers against patents on animal breeding in Munich, April 15, 2009. REUTERS/Alexandra Beier

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Clearly, the Germans haven’t yet patented the Intelligence breeding program.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Am I right in spotting the beady eye looking accusatorially at me from betwixt the two buns? I always see it in my burgers and thought it was just me!

Posted by naz | Report as abusive