Beach Day
Today we went to the beach. Cocoa beach.
It was fine.
A little sea-weedy.
(Eric (B): you would of hated it).

Flordia is all a gas about the poor girl who was chomped on the leg by a shark and subsequently died. That's all sad and shit.
When we got back from the beach, I was watching the "TV" as Mrs. Robot showered (it's a fancy glass shower stall (oh yea)).
On MSNBC, CNN, and Fox "News" they were discussing the shark attack. Their reports were all so stupid.

[Transcript Start: June 26, 2005]

News Guy: Here with us is Oceanographer Joe Smith. Thank you for joining us Joe. Now, what can you tell us about this tragic shark attack that happened yesterday off the coast of Florida?

Oceanographer Guy: Yes, thanks for having me. What we know right now is that the young girl was swimming in the ocean and was attacked by a shark.

NG: Do you or other officials have any idea of what kind of shark it was, and maybe why it attacked this girl?

OG: At this time we believe it was a bull shark. Bull sharks are very common in this part of the ocean - which was where the girl was swimming - the ocean that is. The ocean is the most common area for shark attacks.

NG: Why would a bull shark attack a human?

OG: Bull sharks, like many creatures who live in the ocean, must eat to survive. And they eat things primarily in the ocean. The same ocean where they also live and feed.

NG: That's tragic.

OG: True, especially for the girl who was in the ocean, which is where sharks normally live and, as we saw yesterday, eat.

NG: The family says that there were no warnings that there were sharks in the area - especially in the very deep water the girl was in.

OG: That is true - especially since sharks, which live in the ocean, have been known to eat things in deep water and sometimes in shallow water - these various depths of water are what we in the Oceanography trade call "the ocean" - coincidentally the same place where sharks live and as we saw yesterday, where they eat.

NG: County officials closed the beach for 24 hours after the attack yesterday. Nearby resort owners tell us that this area has never had a reported shark attack. Is this the proper path of action for local officials to take after a shark assault?

OG: It is. I wish every issue in our lives was as easy as this - avoiding shark attacks is a black and white issue. Sharks, unlike humans, live in the ocean. By staying out of the ocean, you greatly decrease your chance of getting bit or eaten by a shark in the ocean - which is where sharks primarily feed and live.

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