Lance Armstrong's Twitter account can be a source of inspirational messages, random updates on his life and, occasionally, a hilarious joke. While Illinois and Northwestern play in the Wrigleyville Classic at Chicago's Wrigley Field, CNBC reporter Darren Rovell tweeted a joke about a peanut vendor's hilarious sales pitch. The joke, of course, was one that would elicit giggles from the middle school crowd.â†µ
Not to be outdone, Armstrong dropped a bomb in response to Rovellâ†µâ†µ
I can't relate. RT @darrenrovell: Wrigley vendor selling peanuts: "Grab your nuts, don't be ashamed."â†µ
Three little words is all it took. Armstrong, if you'll remember, battled testicular cancer -- losing a testicle in the process -- before coming back to win seven Tour De France cycling races. Ever since, he's had a sense of humor about the situation, joking about only being half the man he used to be.â†µ
There is absolutely nothing like a good ball joke from a cancer survivor to kick the day off in style. Here's to you, Mr. Armstrong. Your hilarious use of Twitter deserves a slow slap.