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A recent news article, worthy of mention because of its bizarre choice of words:

A naked sunbather suffered minor injuries when he became impaled on a rusty metal spike during a drinking session with friends…As he went to go to the toilet, he slipped and was impaled through the groin on the 8in iron spike.

If a guy slips and gets impaled through the groin by an 8 inch iron spike, it could not possible be referred to as “minor injuries.” What was the author of the article thinking?

Powertrip:

An internal affairs report says a Daytona Beach police officer demanded free coffee and tea from a Starbucks and threatened employees with slower emergency response times if they refused.

Full story here.

A 6 foot long croc was spotted in the surf in South Carolina. It isn’t known whether the crocodile swam up the coast from Florida, or if it was an escaped pet.

Full story here.

Student urinates in lunchbox in class:

ORLANDO, Fla. —
A teacher was put on paid leave Tuesday while officials investigate why a student urinated in a lunch box during her class.

The Meadowbrook Middle School student urinated in a lunch box while hiding behind a classroom bookcase, Orange County school officials said Tuesday.

According to statements by other students in the class, school officials think that when the boy asked to go the restroom on Thursday, teacher Jameeka Chambers told him to hold it or use her lunch box.

The boy took the lunch box, hid behind a bookcase, urinated in it and returned it to her

More here.