The Crazy News Guy

Crazy Quotes: Pencil Head, Roadkill Artwork, Snailfest Fun, & No Food in the Toilets,

In australia, China, France, Germany, News, Odd News, UK, Uncategorized, World on August 7, 2007 at 5:14 pm

Around the World with…

The Crazy News: Quick Quotes. 

_44039316_morrigan_art300.jpg    Roadkill…

France

“Many enthusiasts would eat five to seven dozens in a single meal.”

The organiser of a snail eating festival talks about the record 100,800 gastropods consumed by punters in Digoin east of Paris.

China

“It is not proper to sell soft drinks or snacks right at the toilets.”

Officials in Beijing have decided to move food stalls located near public toilets, just in time for next years Olympic Games. How nice of them.

Germany

“The pencil went right through my skin — and disappeared into my head.”

A 59-year-old woman finally had a pencil removed from her brain it was lodged there since she was a toddler. At the time no one dared operate, but now technology has improved sufficiently for doctors to be able to remove it. Sounds like an episode of The Simpsons….

Australia

“Failure to provide these might compromise the post-mortem evaluation of markedly obese individuals, in addition to potentially jeopardizing the health of mortuary staff.”

A report in Sydney shows that fat and heavy corpses are creating safety issues in the nations mortuaries.  Pathologists are calling for new “heavy-duty” autopsy facilities to cope. Yipes!.

UK

“The work I do is aggressive and pulls no punches.”

English artist Adam Morrigan who makes sculptures from roadkill has put a 1 million pound price on his latest piece of work. As yet there have been no interested buyers. I wonder why…?

 The old crayon in the brain….

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  1. “Officials in Beijing have decided to move food stalls located near public toilets, just in time for next years Olympic Games. How nice of them.”

    This is convenient – ’cause after eating their Chinese food, people are gonna NEED a toilet.

  2. Especially Chinese, Chinese food.
    Who knows what is in that crap!?
    Old newspapers? Rats? Human?

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