Monday, July 30, 2012

Tonight's health tip




While I don't have any large-scale, double-blinded, placebo-controlled studies to back it up, I'm going to go out on a limb with this recommendation:

IT IS NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, A GOOD IDEA TO SHOVE LIT FIREWORKS IN YOUR ASS.

This has been a public service announcement from Grumpy Neurology, Inc.

17 comments:

Ivan Ilyich said...

So that's the news from "down under."

bobbie said...

Now THAT'S what ya call a dumb ass!!!

Ami said...

I am so glad I read this post before I went out for my night of drunken debauchery!

You will NEVER GUESS what we had planned as our finale!!

Li'l Azathoth said...

Rather appropriate that this happened in Darwin.

BizzyMomma said...

Leave it to Snr Sgt Smith to say the prank 'backfired'...

Anonymous said...

Same story but written with typical Aussie prose.

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/man-who-lit-firecracker-in-his-bum-wanted-to-show-mates-a-good-time/story-e6frf7jo-1226439141321

Mama D said...

An ER doc in Darwin (how apt!!) got cocky and thought he'd seen it all and the universe decided to prove he was wrong. :)

spectrummom said...

Alcohol MAY be involved, may it?

LadybugAu said...

Alcohol was a possible factor?

WTF? Not only was it a factor, it was the motivation. Why else would someone think putting a firecracker in their butt was a fun thing to do to pass the time.

That said, I do miss firecracker night.

Is it wrong to think that he's been ripped off and can't be nominated for a Darwin Award?

663b677e-db55-11e1-841f-000bcdca4d7a said...

You have to take yourself out of the gene pool to be nominated for a Darwin award. Perhaps he has...

Anonymous said...

OK, so would the placebo have been NOT sticking fireworks in your derriere? Would there still have been alcolhol involved?

Sharon said...

I can approve scientifically (though I don't know how) that the most common phrase heard right before a fatal/you'll-wish-it-had-been-fatal accident is thus

"Hold my beer and watch this!"

Anonymous said...

A new way to put some color in your cheeks!

Anonymous said...

This one was started by that TV show jackass'

ASM826 said...

Although you can't really state that with authority, since you are a neurologist and rectum related issues should really be referred to a specialist.
( as per you latest post: http://drgrumpyinthehouse.blogspot.com/2012/08/life-at-cheap-motel.html )

Andrew_M_Garland said...

Or, unlit.

Val said...

So... is it okay if you put it in someone else's? ;)

 
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