We wonder, where on earth would you want to spend Dec. 20 if the Large Hadron Collider scientific experiment or some such force was to tip the balance to the end of days on Dec. 21?
Would it be Swampscott? Hawaii? A corn field in Iowa?
We read that an online English bookmaker is offering odds for wagers on the EOW to come Friday. The standard line is 1,000,000,000 - 1.
But patrons are invited to set their own line.
The only item we can think of with higher odds is the Red Sox rehiring Bobby Valentine. Or Bill Belichick getting a job as a Wal-Mart greeter.
Meanwhile, there are about 60 days until spring training in Ft. Myers.
Ft. Myers, that might not be bad for Dec. 20.