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Wake N’ Blog: Don’t Call Fat Asses Obese, So Says British Health Minister

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• British public health minister Anne Milton has suggested that one way to combat obesity is to stop referring to fat people as obese. “If I look in the mirror and think I am obese I think I am less worried (than) if I think I am fat,” Milton, a former nurse, told the BBC. “At the end of the day, you cannot do it for them. People have to have the information.” Interesting point, although I question the wisdom behind using Weird Al Yankovic’s “Fat” video for public service announcements to help spread the word. Ham on! [Yahoo!/Reuters]

• Former NBA player Lorenzen White’s body has been found near Memphis. [Ball Don’t Lie]

• That photo of a whale crashing onto that boat everybody has been arguing about? Totally real. [Out of Bounds]

• Guy wearing a LeBron jersey at a Cleveland Indians game asked to leave, booed mercilessly. [Busted Coverage]

• Curt Schilling is a full-fledged neo maxi zoom dweebie, and here’s the video to prove it. [You Been Blinded]

• After some douche who got to throw out the first pitch at a Mets game did his thing, he asked Johan Santana for his autograph as the pitcher was taking his spot on the mound. [Larry Brown Sports]

• Speaking of morons, some dude tried to drink a beer every mile during of the San Francisco Marathon. [Ted Williams Head]

• A few photos illustrating the true douchiness of Alex Rodriguez. [Bob’s Blitz]

• The top 10 reasons ESPN pulled their LeBron James story off their website yesterday. [Five Tool Tool]

• LeBron James and Jay-Z meet up and talk about stuff. [Food Court Lunch]

• Congratulations to Drew for making an appearance on Versus. [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

• Nine douchebags you’ll find at a baseball game. [Total Pro Sports]

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