Monday, February 16, 2009

Drinking Your Own Urine

I don’t get it.

Obviously it is a disgusting concept, taste wise, but so are many other things: Neil Diamond for example. While I myself am not a fan of Neil Diamond I (grudgingly) respect other people’s right to be. The thing I don’t get about drinking your own urine is that it is supposed to be a health thing. How can something that is the waste product of your body be worth putting back into your body? And on the question of taste – I wonder how people manage to swallow the stuff. Somehow I don’t think a slice of lemon would cut it. Do they add a huge dash of Cottee’s raspberry cordial? That would probably cover the taste but all that sugar would also defeat the purpose of the health benefit thing… unless you used diet cordial.

In other news, I got out of jury duty today. I had a pretty good excuse, considering one of my co-workers has several broken ribs and stitches in his head, but just in case I decided to look as much like a bleeding heart leftie hippie as possible so that I would be challenged by one of the lawyers and asked to leave. I also wore the necklace my dad gave me that we found out (after I had been wearing it for a year) says "Allah" in Arabic, so that one of the other lawyers might challenge me and I would be asked to leave...

Oh and I broke resolution number whatever it was and bought a book yesterday. But it was Obama's speech so I figure since it was like a part of history and shit it's ok to break a promise to myself.

But back to the urine thing: I just don't get it. And would the raspberry cordial make it look orange? And is it something you only do once, or do you keep drinking and emitting the same few mils of liquid? Because I really don't see the point of that.

6 comments:

Nerd Girl said...

"At first a pagan birth sounded strange, but I can't imagine why you wouldn't eat the placenta."

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usbchris said...

I think Cherry Cherry by Neil Diamond is a great song.

Felix for Zosia said...

NG - uh.... are you quoting someone? Or in the middle of making placenta pie?

CC- we are no longer friends. Oh damn, I just remembered I said i grudgingly have to still respect you taste... just let me be in charge of the playlist when we get together...

Nerd Girl said...

It was a quote from a film I saw recently (at work). It just seemed sort of appropriate.

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