October 9, 2003      Share

In 1972, the Uruguayan rugby team crashed in the
Andes mountains, and had to eat each other to
survive. Or maybe cannibalism is just a natural
result of playing such a bloodthirsty sport?

The Top 7 Signs Your
School’s Rugby Team Are Cannibals

7> Most teams dump Gatorade on their coach; they’re dumping what
appears to be some sort of marinade.

6> They refer to uniforms as “garnish.”

5> Tickets to their matches cost “an arm and a leg.” Literally.

4> You just saw an arm fly out of the scrum.

3> When one of the members tells you that the balls are made of
pigskin, he uses finger-quotes and winks conspiratorially.

2> The coach’s line-up card looks suspiciously like a menu.

and the Number 1 Sign Your School’s Rugby Team Are Cannibals…
1> The last opponent who said “You want a piece of me?” is now
wearing a prosthesis.



Selected from 20 submissions from 6 contributors.
Today’s Top 5 List authors are:

Scott Witmer, Hanover, PA — 1, 2, 5 (14th #1/Hat trick!)
Dan Rone, Medford, OR — 3
Scott Elmer, Wheaton, IL — 3
Upton O’Connor, Pompano Beach, FL — 4, 7
Gary Tunstall, Houston, TX — 6
Rabbi Crut, Bowling Green OH — 7
Jeff Scherer, Brooklyn, NY — Topic, Guidance Counselor