The Week contest: Hurt song
This week's question: A 65-year-old Chinese man was hospitalized with a collapsed lung following a marathon karaoke session in which he emphatically hit some very high notes. Please come up with a medical term to describe a karaoke-induced injury.
THE WINNER: "Ow cappella"
Greg Mistele, Peapack, New Jersey
SECOND PLACE: "Total collapse of the lung"
Sean King, Sterling, Virgina
THIRD PLACE: "Bohemian rupture"
Erik Lund, Ashburn, Virginia
John Parry, Eldersburg, Maryland
Harvey Levy, Frederick, Maryland
Phyllis Klein, New York City
"Paint it black lung"
Suzanne Brooks, Quechee, Vermont
"Achy breaky lung"
Maria Maglaras, Whitestone, New York
John Holler, St. Cloud, Minnesota
Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Indiana
"Croon-ic lung disease"
Lisa Stephens, Colbert, Georgia
Renée Rauch, New York City
"Singin’ in the pain"
David Hills, Saint Joseph, Michigan
Craig Kesselheim, Southwest Harbor, Maine
"Open mic plight"
Bill Mistele, New City, New York
Tim Mistele, Coral Gables, Florida
Alan Martin, Park Ridge, Illinois
Catherine Pomiecko, Natick, Massachusetts