More Twit than Twitter?
For instance, they recently held the “Let’s Make Fun of What Dolts We Are” festival, which they call the Chap Olympiad. They had events like the cucumber sandwich discus, bicycle jousting with umbrellas, etc.
All of it was aimed at – in the words of an organizer – “celebrating our ineptitudes.”
In recognition of that great self-mocking spirit I’m going to grow up, control my impulses, and just let this video report speak for itself.
Oh crap, who am I kidding? Here’s a really goofy picture of Prince Charles, who wasn’t even there.
Above: Prince Charles, July 9, 2009. REUTERS/ Leon Neal/Pool
Left: Contestants participate in the Chap Olympiad 2009 in London, July 11, 2009. REUTERS/ Luke MacGregor