May 5, 2000

On This Date in in 2000 the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon all aligned with the Earth forming a super conjunction with the Earth. When the Rapture didn’t happen, many of the crazy religious said that it was because Neptune, Uranus and Pluto weren’t also in alignment. Astronomers told them that this wouldn’t happen until 2854 AD. The Rapturites said, “Really? That long, huh. So what you’re saying is that I shouldn’t have told my boss to kiss my ass and take this job and shove it on May 4?”

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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