March 27, 2002
10:15 AM   Subscribe

The terrorists have already won. The Lions Club has cancelled their annual Boston Marathon pancake breakfast, due to "fears growing from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks". No, really.
posted by yhbc (6 comments total)
The real reason is that they are sacred that it will attract too many MeFioso.
posted by riffola at 11:05 AM on March 27, 2002

We shall not rest until Lions Club members are free to congregate and devour pancakes, as is their god-given right, free from the reach of syrup-less fanatics seeking to strike fear into their hearts.
posted by adampsyche at 11:09 AM on March 27, 2002

Man, I'm sure glad I've been rooting for the winning team all along...
posted by hincandenza at 11:27 AM on March 27, 2002

Because, as we all know, nothing is more inflamatory to Evil Evildoers of Evil than a steamin' stack o' buttermilk flapjacks and a rasher of bacon on the side.

Maybe if they skipped the bacon?
posted by briank at 11:37 AM on March 27, 2002

Maybe if they skipped the bacon?

Sacrilege! Bite your tongue!

(Mmmmmmmm, baaaaacon ...)
posted by chuq at 12:05 PM on March 27, 2002

Pancake breakfasts are a prime target for an attack on western imperialism and indulgence. Pass they syrup.
posted by holycola at 1:05 PM on March 27, 2002

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