Thursday, November 12, 2009

Did He Just Say, "Castrating a Lamb With His Teeth?"

This is well worth viewing. How many knew that this guy was so intelligent and well spoken! This video is not ground breaking but I found it funny and inspiring. Get a cuppa tea or a cuppa jo and "listen for a spell."

Drawing on his experiences picking up roadkill, feeding swine, and castrating a lamb with his teeth, Mike Rowe, host of Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs, discusses how modern American culture belittles necessary labor.
Note: might not be suitable for young ears. Case in point - the title of this post!!

Mike Rowe has, most probably, had more jobs than you. In fact, Mike has probably had more jobs than anyone. As the creator and executive producer of Discovery Channels Emmy-nominated series Dirty Jobs With Mike Rowe, Mike has spent years traveling the country, working as an apprentice on more than 200 jobs that most people would go out of their way to avoid.

From coal mining to roustabouting, maggot farming to sheep castrating, Mike has worked in just about every industry and filmed the show in almost every state, celebrating the hard-working Americans who make civilized life possible for the rest of us.

On Labor Day 2008, Mike launched a Web site called, where skilled labor and hard work are celebrated in the hope of calling attention to the steady decline in the trades and bolstering enrollment in trade schools and technical colleges.

1 comment:

bridget {bake at 350} said...

I love Mike Rowe and now I love him even more. What a smart guy! Thanks so much for posting it!

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