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Monday, July 23, 2007

Blazin’ Squad

posted by on July 23 at 13:34 PM

This weekend I met a kid from the UK named Matt. Matt is a rasta-type hippy. He’s got dreads and wears a green, red, and yellow knit cap. He is traveling the US, and is in Seattle to make a pilgrimage to Jimi Hendrix’ grave. He’s staying with a friend of mine and we all chilled last night. He was psyched to meet nice people and gave us his email address, which is blazinsquad@[URL REDACTED].com. Ha-ha, 420 jokes, funny pot-smoking hippy, right?

Wrong. Matt says that in the UK, people always think that his email address isn’t about his drug of choice, but rather about this boy band:

Here’s their Wikipedia entry. They are British, and many criticized them for being chavs. And they chose for their first single, in 2003, to cover Bone Thugs N’ Harmony’s “Crossroads.” I think Matt should get a new email.

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please, please tell me this blazin squad is a joke. it looks like an snl skit.

Posted by brad | July 23, 2007 3:28 PM

no way. this isn't some eastside kid's senior project?

Posted by lar | July 23, 2007 3:46 PM

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