Yesterday, I posted to Twitter thusly:
Win hockey, you get a giant cup. Win Wimbledon, you get a giant plate. What’s needed is a sport where the winner is awarded a giant fork.
Well…wouldn’t you know it. Behold the prize for winning the Tirreno-Adriatico bicycle race:
I hate it when reality upstages a joke of mine!
(But not all bad for me: Kevin Drum, one of my favorite liberal bloggers, even though I am currently not reading political blogs because I just need a nice long break, re-tweeted me on this. That’s cool, especially since he’s never linked my blog!)