I must start by saying that I’m not a great football fan.

I did get interested in last weekend’s match from another standpoint. I had read somewhere that a peculiar phenomenon occurred during the commercial breaks of major games: abnormally high peaks in the amount of sewer flow.

Professional curiosity led me to attempt to confirm this.

On Saturday, a measuring device was installed at the main pumping station, near the Town Garage. Baseline measurements were taken to find out the average.

On Sunday evening, while others fretted over point spreads,

I monitored the flow.

As you can see from the graph (on this page), the results show, quite plainly, that the myth is fact.

Was Tony Bennet well-received at half-time? It seems that Kahnawake voted with its pullchain!