As Seen on TV
My boss has some amazing stories to share. My favorite story that I love begins when he first started working for the company. He was staying in a hotel and was watching a program on the Discovery Channel about snakes. The snake guru was demonstrating that you could pick up most snakes by the tail and the snake could not climb back on itself to bite you. My boss was dazzled by the idea and soon an opportunity arose at home where he could proudly show off his newly discovered skill.
One evening, his daughters and wife discovered a snake in the garage and began screaming. My boss rushed to the rescue. One daughter was concerned for the snake’s well being and didn’t want it to be harmed. My boss confidently informed his family that you could pick a snake up by the tail and it couldn't bite you. He crouched down and picked the snake up by the tail. It promptly bit him. He threw the snake and with blood dripping down his hand, his wife drove him to the emergency room. I suppose he missed the "don't try this at home" message in the programming.