For Our Next Entry in the ‘That Blows’ Category

…I give you ‘fish‘ vice the usual dwarf or Congressman.

Puffer fish sold as salmon kills 15, sickens 115

Chinese cans of the spiny little devils coming soon to a shelf near you! Just look for the leaping sock-eye and the word ‘salmon’ on the label.

Trei Tai Pei examines a freshly caught chub salmon netted by local, unemployed Cantonese toy industry workers. “We have turned to the sea for it’s bounty in the difficult times caused by American Imperialist lies,” local toy union boss Wan Hung Lo said Thursday. ©TPI

6 Responses to “For Our Next Entry in the ‘That Blows’ Category”

  1. The_Real_JeffS says:

    I bet those puffer fish were fed American soybeans.

  2. Kate P says:

    It’s like a bad Folgers decaf commercial–“We’ve secretly replaced the usual fish with a poisonous substitute; let’s see if anyone notices the difference.”

  3. Mr. Bingley says:

    Hahahahaha! Perfect, Kate!

  4. ricki says:

    The sad thing is that I believed this for a moment. Well, at least up until the quotation from the union boss…

  5. memomachine says:

    You know. If I were a Chinese guy I’d use the name “Wan Hung Lo” any time I talked to westerners just for the hell of it.

  6. nightfly says:

    Mmmmm…. it’s inflated – with flavor!

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