Irony, or something

One reason there must be so many blogs is because so much bizarre stuff happens in the world. Like this story about a man who was in the bush searching for scorpions when he was bitten and killed by a snake. You have to wonder if he didn’t think ‘Shit, I didn’t see that coming’. It’s irony, or something.

Two other things of note from this story. People who study reptiles and amphibians are called herpetologists. Who knew? You’d want to be quick to explain that hobby on a first date.

Finally, the man’s friend must win a prize for the most horrendous quote when asked how she felt: ‘It’s a shock to the system…’

Not as big a shock as it was to his…


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