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Friday, November 22, 2013

Why is Memphis Happier than Nashville? Meet the Nashville Grizzlies

Posted By on Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 2:31 PM

As you may have heard, Nashville is "all that" but Memphis is happier. Probably because we're "smoking something."

I'm sure there are many nuanced reasons for Gallup's findings but I'd like to think they are related, at least in part, to the fact that these are Memphis Grizzlies.

  • Growl

And these are Nashville Grizzlies.

Completely speechless.
  • Completely speechless.

Update: While naked scrum photos may be hilarious, what the Nashville Grizzlies are doing is pretty cool.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Tennessee Woman Diagnosed with "Ghetto Booty." Seriously.

Posted By on Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 9:47 AM

Lumbar Lordosis, or, as medical professionals call it,  Ghetto Booty.
  • Lumbar Lordosis, or, as medical professionals call it, "Ghetto Booty."
Terry Ragland of Jackson, TN filed a complaint with the Tennessee Department of Health following her doctor's diagnosis of her chronic back pain.

From the WREG report:

“I think I blacked out after he said ghetto booty. I think my mind was just stuck on the phrase because I couldn’t believe he said that,” said Ragland.

Dr Sweo explained to WREG that he'd used the term to explain a condition called lumbar lordosis, "a fancy name for the curve of the lower spine that makes the buttocks protrude more."

"In trying to explain that I said that she had ghetto booty and she didn’t like that apparently," Sweo was quoted as saying.

Read the whole report here.


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