Before this week, had you ever heard the words “fart pool” connected?
Did you know there was trash talk in swimming?
Or that Hope Solo has control issues?
Maybe not everything coming out of Rio has been a surprise. But it certainly has been entertaining.
The Rio Games haven’t been the disaster many predicted. Yeah, one guy got sick in Guanabara Bay, the diving pool looks like it got green slimed and Michael Phelps settled for just five golds and (gasp) a silver, but it’s also had Simone Biles living up to the ridiculous hype, Katie Ledecky admitting she “realized” she’d won the 800 freestyle … before the race started and introduced us all to the “Shot Diva.”
There are two other words never strung together in the history of vocal communication.
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