(updated 6 May 04)  

Top Ten Signs This Whole "Atkins Diet" Thing Is Getting Out Of Hand

10. GM is calling their fuel injection systems, "No Carb." (e-marlon@sio.midco.net)

9. "Yeah, gimme a triple cheeseburger with extra bacon, but hold the bun... I'm trying to watch my weight." (murdoctor@aol.com)

8. Mr. Potato Head is getting hate mail. (maxcel200@aol.com)

7. Bread labels now contain cautionary messages similar to those on cigarettes. (kayladykay@aol.com)

6. "I'm on Atkins.. Chet Atkins... toss some gravy on that." (mwatts@nhbakersfield.com)

5. The next Dracula movie is being advertised as "Atkins Approved". (mr_sandmanx@hotmail.com)

4. Women are now looking for "Saccharine Daddies". (maxcel200@aol.com)

3. Makers of Wonder Bread ordered to cut down to helping build strong bodies six ways. (junkmailmagnet42@aol.com)

2. "Sorry, it's not 'Atkins friendly'... could have a yeast infection." (mwatts@nhbakersfield.com)

"It's really not an issue, Father...I'm only here for the wine..."

1. Churches now offer Atkins-friendly communion wafers. (dakotadave57104@yahoo.com)