I read once, but cannot confirm, that when Martina Navartilova defected, she asked the embassy if they cached Czechs. (It's possible but by no means certain that it was intended by the source in which I read it--I can't remember where--to be a joke, of course.)
Originally Posted by Jens
The Olympian here in Olympia (oddly enough) once referred to people "pouring" over a map. I've mentioned this before. It happened when I was still a student in college. But I still twitch every time I think about it.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"