. . . bottoms are getting so big they no longer make a suitable target for injections, a study in Ireland has shown.
Many are now so obese that the needles customarily used simply are not long enough to penetrate the fat and reach the muscle, where they are aimed, Victoria Chan told the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of America in Chicago yesterday.
I'm not one of those folks who thinks our society is so venal and hubristic that our sins will or should bring about our downfall (we've got at least 50 more years of hard-core sinning and hubrising, I figure), but wouldn't it be something if one of these pandemic viruses were to break out, our doctors heroically discovered an effective vaccine, but then most of the western world's population died off because their big butts prevented the vaccine from doing its job?
(Thanks to Mrs. T for finding this very important article.)