As I surf the Internet, I come across headlines or stories that make me stop and say WTF??
As part of the Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibiliy (NOTICE) Act, CMS is proposing the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON).
How the hell does the government come up with these acronyms? Do you think they pay government employees a bonus for the good ones? Like “Hey, the acronym is MOON so the first person who comes up with the words to go with the acronym gets a raise!”
Why You Should Stop Drinking Hand Sanitizer (US News & World Report- Health David Oliver, 10-25-16)
Now, this thought has never passed my mind that one SHOULD drink hand sanitizer. Am I missing something? So apparently, this is something the public needed to hear in 2016: Please stop drinking hand sanitizer.
4 Reasons why you should Wake Up at 4:22 A.M (Inc.10-27-16)
Definitely an article I would never read. Ever.
Men Quit Male Birth Control Study because it was giving them mood swings. (Cosmopolitan, Laura Beck 10-31-16)
Why of course it did! I wonder if they quit before or after eating all the ice cream in the house.
EXCLUSIVE: Mariah Carey Plans to Keep Her $10 Million Engagement Ring (ET online 11-2-16)
Beyoncé Song Lyrics (Sorta): Cause if you liked it then you should have put a ring on it / If he says he wants it back you tell him forget about it / Cuz you know you’ll never give it – first dibs on it / If he wanted it he shouldn’t have given it…
Machete-Wielding Clown Tries To Hitchhike Along Busy California Highway (Ed Mazza, HuffPost 5-26-17)
On Facebook, someone asked what the clown was doing.
“Wish we knew,” the police department replied. “Right now, as far as we know, he was standing there looking at traffic.”
The police are also advising other clowns to stay away from the highway.
Yes, clowns are just damn scary.
I accidentally sent my boss to Italy instead of Florida (Allison Green, April 3, 2017 – Ask a Manager)
(The jest of the story is that the secretary sent her boss to Naples, Italy vs. Naples, FL. In her defense, she worked in Canada- I mean, I guess those other countries can be pretty confusing)
Okay, first of all I would have to question the intelligence of her boss. At what point in time did he NOT realize he was boarding a plane for Italy and not Florida? And this is so funny that I definitely wouldn’t fire the employee; I would want to have YEARS of opportunities to bring this up again and again and again…
Dear Abby: I wish my 62-year-old mom wouldn’t walk around naked (Dear Abby, 02/14/17)
Well, yeah. Who wants to see that?
General Mills Giving Away 10,000 Boxes of Marshmallow-Only Lucky Charms (Huffington Post, Lifestyle)
General Mills announced on Monday that the company will give away 10,000 boxes of marshmallow-only Lucky Charms.
OMG! I am so excited about this! As it is, I will buy a box of Lucky Charms and get MAYBE two bowls of cereal because the well-known ratio of marshmallow to cereal is 10:2.
Don’t Put Wasp Nests In Your Vagina (Forbes Contributor Bruce Y Lee June 2, 2017)
I don’t even know how to respond to that.
16 Lizards wearing little hats (Pets on Mom.me, Charlotte Braun 11-2-16).
And now I know it is time to get off the computer. Dammit, yes. I did look at all of them. Here is my favorite (Because you know I would have one):