worry 081113

More Things to Worry About on Thursday

Worst-case scenario for a Korean woman addicted to cosmetic face surgery [yes, with photos] [Not Safe for Stomachs] Daily Telegraph (London)

The southeastern-Turkey city of Batman sued Warner Brothers, seeking a piece of the caped crusader franchise. Variety

If you're a military vet and file a disability claim today, you likely won't hear from the VA before May 2009, and if they turn you down then, and you appeal, don't expect action during Obama's first term (but a lawsuit filed Monday demands 90-day and 180-day deadlines, respectively). Washington Post

Update: The European Commission has scrapped some of its "ugly fruit and vegetable" rules, so too-bent cucumbers are now legal (but too-bent bananas are still restricted). New York Times
     Posted By: Chuck - Thu Nov 13, 2008

addicted to cosmetic face surgery Awww. She just wants her old face back...yeah, I'm sure Michael Jackson does too! Also, can't Korean kids come up with better insults? Standing fan...talk about lame.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 11/13/08 at 10:48 AM
Batman Why sue WB? Our caped crusader's been around in the funny pages for decades! Maybe they just got electricity in Batman and don't know about comic books.

VA I think it has been clearly demonstrated just how much Uncle Sam cares about his vets. One of our group over here saw Walter Reed 1st hand BEFORE the fix-up.

Ugly Fruit This @#[email protected]#$ is what you get when you send idiots into positions of authority! Did you know that carrots have been declared "fruit" over here!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 11/13/08 at 11:34 AM
Plastic surgery - possibility of mental disorder, you say? Nah!

Batman - Didn't they learn anything from the failed lawsuit that the town of Spider-man, Ukraine lost against Marvel Entertainment?

Ugly fruit - I'd like to see the documentation which illustrates the maximum acceptable curve radius for bananas. I need to start bringing a protractor to the grocery store... you know, to protract the shopping experience.
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 11/13/08 at 11:56 AM
"but she would still look at herself in the mirror and think she was beautiful" - Yikes! That's like the opposite of starvin-marvin anorexic girls looking in the mirror and thinking they're fat.
Posted by Jules in Connecticut on 11/13/08 at 12:38 PM
ugly fruit and vegetable I don't know about vegetables, but you can lots of ugly fruits on Bourbon Street.

Hey, I never claimed to be PC!
Posted by Madd Maxx on 11/13/08 at 12:45 PM
that should say "see lots of ugly fruits"

godammit...I hate it when I f#$k up a joke!!! 😡
Posted by Madd Maxx on 11/13/08 at 12:48 PM
Way to screw up the punchlin, Maxx. That's coming out of your paycheque.
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 11/13/08 at 04:47 PM
cheque...hehe...silly frenchman 😊 do you write colour too?
Posted by Jules in Connecticut on 11/13/08 at 04:52 PM
BATMAN- this is what happend after Turkey's suit against BUTTERBALL got dropped.
Posted by avmayes614 in the wt"F"-State on 11/13/08 at 05:44 PM
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