It’s summertime, and admittedly we all have stories about a truly crappy day at the beach. No, we’re not talking about finding parking, or getting sunburned. We're talking LITERAL crap.
We’re talking about sh!*, people. And LOTS of it.
Last week, Environment Texas released a study of the beaches that had scored the highest in regards to the amount of fecal matter found at beaches nationwide. They measured the number of days that they potentially found unsafe “Butt Butter” in the water against how many times they had tested those waters. In some cases, there appears that there are beaches in Texas where you're literally swimming in a brown tide in 7 out of every 10 days.
The report found that 55 out of Texas' 61 beaches were found to be unsafe for swimming at least once.
Remember the scene in Caddyshack where they sterilize the pool after finding an ironically-shaped Baby Ruth? In that instance, it may be time to drain the entire freaking GULF OF MEXICO.
And now, without further delay, here's the crappiest list you’ll read today.
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