The Flu Marketers Have Heard My Cry

46631258I don’t want to make a big deal out of this, but apparently a major world health organization is a frequent reader of Schadenfreude.net. I’m not saying who, but just trust me on this one. 

The good news is that they’ve listened to us, and are finding it necessary to change the name of swine flu.

 

The bad news is they’ve made a lateral movement, addressing neither the concerns of the unconcerned nor the panicked, as I mentioned in a short piece earlier on Schadenfreude.net. Henceforth, swine flu will be referred to as H1N1 influenza A

That sucks. Thanks a lot major world health organization.

I still don’t care, and now no one will bother to even say it. NO ONE is going to say that whole name. I think one my readers, Fred Mowery, and I had some good ideas in my earlier post. Check those out, major world health organization  (still trying not to gloat).

 

Swine Flu Addendum

Here it is: The flu Gods also listened to what I was saying, and have struck me down with a fever and chills for the past two days (I wrote this originally about two days ago). Note to self, don’t ever make fun of a major disease. I’m going to bed now. At 5:10 p.m. I’m going to sleep. And though I’m going to sleep in our room with the door shut, my wife is going to lie to our 2-year-old son and tell him I’m not home tonight, so he doesn’t want to play with me and thus possibly get sick. He is gonna be pi-issed when he reads this 13 years from now.

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