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It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
If you aren’t sick of “you da man!” and “get in the hole!” then you don’t watch enough golf. Every shot from off the green on every hole of every tournament, some jerkwad has to be the guy to yell “get in the hole!” It doesn’t work. It never has worked. And it never will work. You friends won’t recognize that it was you on television and the players probably don’t even hear you.
But, when you yell “filet mignon!” and “medium rare!” after a Tiger Woods tee shot at the U.S. Open, it gets noticed. Where the filet mignon call comes from, I don’t know. But the “medium rare”, I’m guessing, is one smart guy’s way of saying that the shot wasn’t “well done.” It’s really a nice little tag team effort by these two jokers. I’m still trying to figure out what the heck “filet mignon” has to do with anything. Judging by Tiger’s taste in marriage women (sans Elin), he doesn’t hold out for the prime center-cut meat.
And when you wipe the puzzled looks off y
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