Berserk athletes in Paris, France

May 28, 2009

Blog Guy, I remember from a few months ago you were in trouble with the tennis people for implying that they are unattractive when they play the game.

I think you had to agree to choose your photos randomly, and run a disclaimer. How’s that going?

Very well, I think. For instance, I put together this display from the French Open, and I just used the most recent photos of each player.

I admit I was wrong before. They are quite a good-looking group of young men and women.

I’m glad to see you’re being adult about this. And what about the disclaimer? Come on, let’s have it.

“Many tennis players do not look as constipated as the ones in these photos. Any resemblance between these players and a Manson Family Reunion is purely coincidental.” There. Happy?

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Above: Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany plays a shot during her match against Gisela Dulko of Argentina at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, May 27, 2009.  REUTERS/ Vincent Kessler

Left: Assorted goofy tennis player shots from REUTERS

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I’m not happy about it either but Franken seems to have won fair and square.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive It’s all good.

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Mr Bob,Isn’t everyone in France kind of sneering in a constipated way, towards American bloggers, and the rest of us fine citizens?

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No Tim, actually I believe all these people are specifically sneering at you and me, and mentioning us by name. Kind of makes you think, doesn’t it?

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