The Rittenhouse Review

A Philadelphia Journal of Politics, Finance, Ethics, and Culture


Friday, February 10, 2006  

A SKELETON CREW
The Things We Learn

I was still trying to figure out what the phrase "skeleton" meant, at least in terms of winter sports, when I learned Zach Lund, a "skeleton racer," which apparently refers not to his physical build but to his athletic endeavors, was banned from the 2006 Olympic Games in Turin, Italy.

Something to do with drugs, or male-pattern baldness, or both.

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