Originally written on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 8/21/12
  Okay, so about this whole ‘Pop Tart’ thing…I don’t get it. Honestly, when I first heard about it, I thought, I haven’t had a ‘Pop Tart’ in ages and my mother forbade me from feeding them to her beloved grandchildren because she’s quite certain they “go right along with Spam in the whole ‘stuff your body shouldn’t be digesting’ category”. Her concerns aside, thought, I was curious to know how this whole deal came to be in the first place—the whole idea of a school’s logo being associated with a kid’s pastry really brings too many jokes to tell in one sitting immediately to mind. On a more serious, or maybe more irrational note: if Georgia is going to be featured on a numbered box of any thing, I’d rather the number be something other than the dreaded ’8′ because, honestly, nothing good has happened with that number in recent years—think about it. 2008: Georgia enters the season ranked preseason No. 1 only to lose horribly to Alabama in the infamous ‘Blackout Game’—kickstarting the Tide’s worldwide domination. 2009: Georgia finishes the season a dreadful, by Georgia fan’s standards, 8-5 and ends up playing in the ‘Independence Bowl’—a Bowl that [...]
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