Sunday, April 08, 2007

The Sissyfication of America! Part II

Loyal DZ readers probably remember my landmark post, The Sissyfication of America, which dealt with the issue of grunting (or lack thereof) in gyms.

Is America becoming a nation of politically correct pansies? There seems to be mounting evidence. When I heard the story about knothole baseball's ban of on-field chatter, I almost threw up! In my opinion, it's the end of the world as we know it. And I don't feel fine...
Knothole Baseball Bans On-Field Chatter

When Cincinnati's knothole baseball gets started in a few weeks, there will be a noticeable silence on the field.

The Enquirer reports the knothole league has banned on-field chatter, which it now deems "taunting," so you won't hear kids say things like "hey batter batter" anymore. Kids will only be able to say nice things to their own teammates. This comes after an ugly incident last year when an on-field taunt led to an all-out brawl in Colerain Township. From

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