Sunday, 4 March 2007

Ben on...the serious story of Oram's finger

It was amazing how the sports media picked up the story of Jacob Oram's finger and his willingness to amputate it.

A quick Google search of 'oram finger amputate' brings up countless articles. All are much the same. In fact, many of them are identical. The Sydney Morning Herald article stands out amongst them in being clear that they consider that Oram was "presumably serious" when he made the comment. Apparently some journalists thought he had already cut it off, though a search for 'oram finger amputated' doesn't bring up any official reports.

Well, Jake has rather spoiled the fun by revealing that he was not serious. Though anyone who actually saw the news report and spotted his cheeky grin as he made the comment would already know this.

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