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The Most Depressing — And Funniest — 'Sh*t People Say' I've Seen

Remember "Shit [Bros/Crunchy Mamas/Rednecks/Grandmas] Say?" This is kind of like that, but better — because these are real quotations from real people really saying this. They're read for you by some sweet young people who clearly need more work on not breaking character ... but I can totally understand why they have such a rough time.

The Most Depressing — And Funniest — 'Sh*t People Say' I've Seen
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Maybe you want to tell your friend about the wacky things these coal executives said but you're not sure you'll 100% remember the wording. I worked up this handy little quote graphic for you:


Hang on, I think I've got another one in here somewhere:

This one is an actual photograph of one of Peabody's eco-fabulous mines. Plus unicorn, because I was just too depressed. You're welcome.

Fact Check Time!

We made a list and fact-checked it twice. It's pretty unbelievable, right? But it all checks out.*

That's right, folks. A real-life executive at Peabody Energy actually said, "Coal use increases life expectancy and quality of life." Pardon me while I scoop my jaw off the floor.

*By "it all checks out," I mean that these people actually said these things. What they said, however, is total nonsense. Here's a helpful infographic for you if you'd like to learn more about coal's effect on human well-being. It's less rosy than what the coal executives would have you believe.

When the COVID-19 pandemic socially distanced the world and pushed off the 2020 Olympics, we knew the games weren't going to be the same. The fact that they're even happening this year is a miracle, but without spectators and the usual hustle and bustle surrounding the events, it definitely feels different.

But it's not just the games themselves that have changed. The coverage of the Olympics has changed as well, including the unexpected addition of un-expert, uncensored commentary from comedian Kevin Hart and rapper Snoop Dogg on NBC's Peacock.

In the topsy-turvy world we're currently living in, it's both a refreshing and hilarious addition to the Olympic lineup.

Just watch this clip of them narrating an equestrian event. (Language warning if you've got kiddos nearby. The first video is bleeped, but the others aren't.)

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