Thursday, September 09, 2004

Better Stick to the TelePrompTer

I know there's nothing particularly funny about asphyxiation death via diesel-powered generator. But I had to laugh at the following exchange I heard on TV during last weekend's Hurricane Hysteria here in South Florida:
CONCERNED REPORTER: ...and please keep in mind that carbon monoxide fumes are completely odorless.

ANCHOR (Nodding knowingly): Yes, that's why they call it the "Silent Killer."
Right. They call it the "Silent Killer" because it's so....odorless.

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