Friday, January 30, 2009

Super Bowel Happy Hour!

Today we received an email at work announcing this afternoon's Super "Bowel" Happy Hour. I'm sure hoping the theme is just the result of an unfortunate typo....

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Edited in an effort to be helpful to those reaching this page looking for honest info about the Football game ... since today has yielded a very high number of hits for people actually searching the term Super Bowel.

You'll want to look up Super BOWL on Google, so try clicking here.

And for those who are confused by the difference between Bowl and Bowel, two definitions:

Bowl: An American Football game that pits the number 1 and number 2 ranked teams (one from each division) against each other. The winner of the game also gains the title of Champion for the season. In college football there are many, many bowls, most are played on or around January 1st. The Rose Bowl is the oldest of the college bowl games, and it happens between the Big 10 and Pac 10 divisions, and is held in Pasadena, California.

The Super Bowl, decides the champion of the National Football League, and the winning team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. The game is not hosted by a specific city, but a different city is chosen to host the game every year. Americans often have large parties to watch the Superbowl. And, advertising during the Super Bowl has traditionally been the most expensive and most watched advertising of the year.

Bowel: Another name for the intestine. The small bowel and the large bowel are the small intestine and large intestine, respectively.

You can see why mixing up these words would be funny. One is football, the other is your large intestine.

2 comments:

Liz said...

My goodness... that's a BIG typo. So funny!

Paula said...

The real humor comes in when you actually google "Super Bowel 2009"
http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4ADBR_en__204__204&q=SUPER%20BOWEL%202009

There are a ton of results where people seem to be making the mistake of misspelling BOWL. Good stuff.