Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The Football Jesus

I found this Laura Nyro YouTube song recently and have been listening to it:

Until yesterday, when I checked the lyrics I heard her sing:

"I was raised on the football Jesus"

How clever, I thought!  Exactly the term for those god-bothering athletes who believe that their choice of a divine power takes an interest in the outcomes of football games.

It turns out that Nyro sang "I was raised on the good book Jesus."