Breaking Brad: Feeling cold? At least you're not in North Dakota -
Published Monday, January 6, 2014 at 12:01 am / Updated at 12:58 pm
Breaking Brad: Feeling cold? At least you're not in North Dakota

Brad Dickson's humor column, "Breaking Brad," appears daily on and in The World-Herald. To read more from Brad, check out his past columns at and follow him on Twitter.

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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read Brad's morning jokes.

* Two years ago this week it was 66 degrees in Omaha. That's about a 79-degree temperature swing. That's what I love about Nebraska – the consistent weather.

* It's so cold that members of the Nebraska Legislature and Omaha City Council have their hands in their own pockets.

* I can't imagine it being any colder. In North Dakota cars are frozen to the ground. OK, I guess I can imagine it being colder.

* Liz Cheney has dropped out of the Wyoming U.S. Senate primary. This means her dad can return to the Pentagon the unmanned drone he was using to eavesdrop on her opponent.

* Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea with his basketball team. Great – the one group of people who were hoping their flight would be canceled ...

* The team Dennis Rodman brought to North Korea is a combination of ex-NBA players, Harlem Globetrotters and street ball players. Sounds a lot like the Milwaukee Bucks.

* After the Chiefs lost to Indianapolis, the headline in the Kansas City Star read "HORSE(BLEEP)." OK, that's a clue the fans may not be taking it well.

* Despite having a 28-point lead early in the second half against Indianapolis, the Kansas City playoff win drought stretched to 20 years. The Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and 50 guys who've been on the cover of Sports Illustrated said: “That's some curse.”

* A man in Australia pleaded guilty to streaking a rugby match. I'm just happy to live in the United States, where the only naked people prowling the sidelines of our sports stadiums are the cheerleaders.

* In Canada, there's a new sport that's a hybrid of air hockey and beer pong. Who says there's not much to do in Canada in the dead of winter?

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