The Latest Study, Based on a Study That’s Based on a Study
Eating a hot-dog could take 36 minutes off your life, this study says. That’s the headline of a CNN sponsored article. Who dreams these things up? Can you imagine writing the grant proposal? The title immediately reminded me of the days when America went on a salt-free craze before being told ten years later that salt was a necessary ingredient to a healthy diet.
The University of Michigan authored this?
C’mon, I’m an alum of Michigan State University and we always had an identity-crisis about the U of M, knowing how superior it was academically. All we had was Rose Bowl dominance during the Biggie Munn years when we regularly mopped up U of M on the football field.
Now, it’s where Tom Brady learned to be Tom Brady. Along with him, its alumnae include Mike Wallace, Gilda Radner, Clarence Darrow, James Earl Jones and Larry Page. Michigan State pretty much has only me.
And they stooped so low as a study on hot-dogs shortening my life?
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