Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Wacky News Stories

Let the shopping begin!

1. On a couple in line a week early for Black Friday at Best Buy:
"I'd like to call them losers ... but then I'd be offending all of the actual losers."
http://www2.tbo.com/content/2010/nov/18/182224/st-pete-couple-in-line-a-week-early-for-black-frid/news-breaking/

2. On paleontologists uncovering 2.5 million year old tobacco plant:
"Thus proving that Marlboro is indeed the oldest company in the world ..."
http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/m-year-old-tobacco-found/story-e6frfku0-1225957251494

3. On a woman who bought a cell phone for her grandson and was shocked to find it pre-loaded with pornographic pictures when she turned it on:
"Beats the hell out of the knitted socks she normally gave her grandson."
http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/news/woman-buys-what-she-thought-was-a-brand-new-cell-phone-but-what-she-got-was-far-from-new

4. On a student at Jefferson Middle School who is accused of offering to pay $100 to have someone kill his school bus driver, getting suspended for 6 days:
"This should be a wake-up call to all school-bus drivers everywhere!"
http://www.wxii12.com/r/25851537/detail.html

5. On the US Embassy in Beijing claiming the air quality is 'crazy bad:'
"They also claimed the communisim is crazy stupid, and that beer is wicked hard core!"
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gMA1y8RfWfOIrWquO5dKS4bDAIoQ?docId=f231f85e52a444c6956e6fc91429a5f1

4 comments:

Jeff said...

1. What else did Wade Phillips and Brad Childress have to do this week?

2. The Far Side was right: smoking DID kill the dinosaurs.

3. The phone that turns YOU on.

4. Nice incentive: threaten the bus driver, get a week off.

5. Funny, I thought Beijing tank drivers were "crazy bad."

Heff said...

I can vouch for that Marlboro story.

I've been smokin' that shit since the stone age !

Susan said...

Your #3 was shocking, and Jeff's comment to your #3 cracked me up.

Blogger said...

Are you paying more than $5 / pack of cigarettes? I buy my cigarettes from Duty Free Depot and this saves me over 60%.