Columnist Dave Barry gave tourists in Miami for the Super Bowl some very useful tips that may not be taken seriously -- but they need to be.
Let's start with his mention of the fact that there is a chance that you may bump into sharks while riding public transportation. Sandy L. Goodrich provided Dave with Exhibit -A. This is evidence that a live nurse shark was riding a Metromover near Bayfront Park in downtown Miami, July 20, 2009.
"We looked at him; he didn't really say anything, " Goodrich, a Miami legal secretary, said of the man clutching the shark. "I was just so freaked out about the shark on the floor."
Surveillance cameras in Overtown showed two men -- one on a bike and the other on foot -- dragging it down Northwest North River Drive to fish markets in hopes of selling it for $10.
"It was full of flies, " Casablanca Fish Market owner Jorge Sanchez said. "It was still alive. It was dry ... I do buy shark ... not this kind of crazy stuff."
It is clear, Dave is not kidding, so read his column closely.