Who has the right to yell “Yuuup!”?
A legal battle has erupted between rapper Trey Songz and Dave Hester, star of the TV auction show Storage Wars, over the right to yell “Yuuup!” Songz says “Yuuup!” became his “signature sound’’ long before Hester began using it. Hester insists that Songz’s “yuuup” is “distinct and different from Hester’s more monosyllabic-sounding, guttural auction-bidding phrase.”
Georgia mans sues over the number 666
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A Georgia man is suing a factory for firing him after he refused to wear the number 666. Plastics firm Pliant Corp. asks workers to wear stickers showing the number of days since the plant’s last accident. As that figure climbed toward the Bible’s “Mark of the Beast,” Billy Hyatt told supervisors he’d be “condemned to hell” for wearing the number, and was subsequently fired.
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