We know some real characters, we do

August 18th, 2009

Our friend Dan Meyer, professional sword swallower and winner of the 2007 Ig Nobel Prize in medicine, is … well, really, where do you go after that? Of course he’s an unforgettable character. In addition to swallowing swords, Dan has a passion for collecting languages and exotic animals. From a recent Facebook exchange:


All together now! “Watch me wallaby’s feed, mate, watch me wallaby’s feed! They’re a dangerous breed, mate, so watch me wallaby’s feed!”

2 Responses to “We know some real characters, we do”

  1. Anna on August 20, 2009 9:59 am

    I am dying laughing at this! Did Wally B. leave a scar?

  2. Alyson on August 20, 2009 7:05 pm

    And that, right there, is why facebook is worth it. Because, in that mountain of crap you manage to find things that are enlightening, entertaining and well written. Did he speak Danish TO the wallaby, do you think?

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