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As a rule, I don't like to mention stuff that's too widely reported. It looks now like the Cello Scrotum caper might be such a story. Nonetheless, I have another rule that requires me to report all news involving the search term SCROT*. Hence, a painful condition reported 35 yrs ago in the British Medical Journal, involving damage to the jewel area of male cellists, has just now been revealed as a hoax. (Bonus story: Seven people in Tsuruoka, Japan, were hospitalized after eating improperly prepared fugu [blowfish] balls.) BBC News /// Australian Associated Press via Herald Sun (Melbourne)
     Posted By: Chuck - Thu Jan 29, 2009
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"no-one faced the sack"
Posted by Lovemonkey on 01/29/09 at 10:24 AM
fish balls The wife just asked me a week ago if I wanted fish balls for lunch! What a coincidence! NOT!

cello scrotum These people should be held up as examples of really great hoaxers. Bravo!

Of course common sense would have debunked this farce right away. The cello is a woman's instrument and any guy who played it professionally would have had to be neutered! Really!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/29/09 at 10:53 AM
The cello is NOT a women's instrument. I dated a cellist in college, and let me tell you, there were NO problems anywhere AND he knew how to work his fingers 😉
Posted by KW in Dallas, TX on 01/29/09 at 11:06 AM
Bragging again KW? Tisk, tisk. 😉
Oh... wait..... Did he pluck your magic twanger?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/29/09 at 11:14 AM
I've got tuba scrotum. What, you don't believe me? I'll prove it, here, blow into this....(zipp) 😏
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/29/09 at 12:37 PM
MM - Ooww something poked my eye
Posted by Jules in Connecticut on 01/29/09 at 12:40 PM
It goes in your mouth, not your eye. Well, something might go in your eye...
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/29/09 at 12:46 PM
My friends boyfriend made her laugh so hard afterwards his, umm, baby batter, came out her nose. She said it stung like a bitch so I don't want to contemplate what it feels like to get it in your eye.
Posted by Jules in Connecticut on 01/29/09 at 12:48 PM
ROTFFL...........baby batter
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/29/09 at 12:50 PM
Well, we'll need to be more careful, won't we.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/29/09 at 12:50 PM
I think safety goggles would ruin the mood, don't you?
Posted by Jules in Connecticut on 01/29/09 at 01:02 PM
But a scuba mask might enhance the whole fantasy. Hmmm. Yeah, a scuba mask. I'll supply the snorkle.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/29/09 at 01:03 PM
hey in deliverence one guy had banjo butt.
creamy, rich, POISONOUS fish testicles.
jules, if you always swallow you'll avoid those problems! :lol:
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/29/09 at 04:25 PM
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