Olympics, and why they make me grumpy

I saw this posted over at BKO, and hadn’t seen it in my little corner of the web, so thought I’d pass it on…
“In a far cry from the high-minded ideals of humanity and tolerance embodied by the Olympics, the organizers of the Athens games have warned spectators that they could be barred for taking a surreptitious sip of Pepsi or an illicit bite from a Burger King Whopper.
Strict regulations published by Athens 2004 last week dictate that spectators may be refused admission to events if they are carrying food or drinks made by companies that did not see fit to sponsor the games. ”
One of the interesting bits of this is the -security guards- have been told to polics this situation.
Full article from the Halifax Herald is here.


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