Blind-Item Bleh: How On Earth Did The Term “Booger Sugar” Get Past A Copyeditor?

Apr 25th, 2008 // 26 Comments

booger_movie_poster_892319_l.jpg“Which ‘sensitive’ heartthrob rocker does his best work with a snoot full of booger sugar? Girls who flock to his side at NYC clubs notice he can’t go but five minutes between bathroom breaks.” [Gatecrasher / Pic via swruler9284]

  1. Anonymous

    Rick Astley

  2. Mr. Praline

    Little Richard?

  3. Rob Murphy

    Andrew Lloyd Webber?

  4. Whigged

    David Lee Roth?

  5. luciluce666

    The ghost of fat Elvis!

  6. Rob Murphy

    Andrea Bocelli?

  7. Anonymous

    Sisqo?

  8. Anonymous Communist

    “Copy editor” is two words.

    [/copy editor]

  9. luciluce666

    Tiny Tim?

  10. silkyjumbo

    my go-to joke name is john mayer, but i think that might be the right answer.

  11. Rob Murphy

    Flavor Flav?

  12. natepatrin

    Barry Dworkin of the Gas Station Dogs.

  13. luciluce666

    Chupacabra?

  14. Rob Murphy

    Sanjaya Malakar?

  15. KinetiQ

    Spoiler alert: almost all of them.

    Not the most awkward slang for coke I’ve heard though; that award goes to “peruvian marching powder.”

  16. Rob Murphy

    Queen Latifah?

  17. Camp Tiger Claw

    Bronson Arroyo

  18. Rob Murphy

    Joe Jonas?
    Kevin Jonas?
    Nick Jonas?

  19. luciluce666

    Stevie Wonder?

  20. Wasp vs Stryper

    John Mayer or James Blunt

  21. Thierry

    David Archuleta?

  22. ObtuseIntolerant

    @Rob Murphy: HEY now. 0_o

  23. Rob Murphy

    Nicole Scherzinger?

  24. Anonymous

    @Rob Murphy: Oh, I get it, a “blind” item joke.

  25. the earl grey

    wasp vs stryper is right

  26. Rob Murphy

    @ScarletMurphy: Actually, no. I didn’t make that connection at all, and I apologize for it.

    I denounce and reject my own joke.

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