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Crazy Quotes: Kinder-squirrel, winning the lottery twice!, momma’s “blockhead” boy, & hand amputations…

In 2007, amazing story, Columbia, Family, Finland, Italy, Kinder-squirrel, Life, Nepal, News, Odd News, religion, Society, The Crazy News, UK, Uncategorized, Weird News, World, World News on August 2, 2007 at 9:20 pm

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The Crazy News: Quick Quotes. 

UK 

“It’s beginning to sink in, we are going on holiday first…and then think about what we are going to do for the rest of our lives.”

A British man tells a news conference about how he won the lottery twice. He thought he had been one of four people to share in 2.4 million pounds, when he realised he had another ticket in his wallet, taking his winnings to nearly a million pounds.

Columbia

“If you get a call telling you to turn off your handset, contact the authorities.”

A local Bogota news program advises viewers after a wave of incidents involving telephone users being duped by criminals who pose as phone operators and instruct users to turn off their handsets just long enough to demand ransom from their families.

Italy

“My son does not respect me, he doesn’t tell me where he’s going in the evenings and returns home late…He is never happy with the food I make and always complains. This can’t go on.”

The Sicilian mother of a (get this) 61-year-old man has cut off his allowance and hauled him to the police station because he stayed out late.

Apparently most Italian men still live at home late into their 30s, enjoying their “mamma’s” cooking, washing and ironing. You learn something new every day!

Nepal

“He offered special worship at the temple this morning. After the worship, he chopped off his right hand and offered to the temple of Goddess Kali”

23-year-old Hindu man gives his hand the chop.

Finland

“It removes the foil carefully, eats the chocolate and leaves the store with the toy.”

A manager in Helsinki explains how a very naughty squirrel with a sweet tooth has been stealing kinder surprises on a regular basis from his grocery shop.

He’s even named the little devil ‘Kinder-squirrel’.

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Crazy: Rats hang with cats, sand made Taj Mahal, lost dog found 3000km from home, & the worlds biggest drinks bill.

In 2007, amazing story, animals, australia, Columbia, Crazy news, Germany, India, london, News, Odd News, sydney, UK, Uncategorized, World News, Worlds most on July 26, 2007 at 3:24 am

 

Around the World with…

The Crazy News: Quick Quotes!

United Kingdom

“I have been in the nightclub business for 20 years and this is an all-time record.”

A barman discusses the US $210,000 (£105,800) drinks bill racked up by a mystery ‘Middle Eastern businessman’ at a London nightclub on the weekend. About 30 people partied from midnight on drinks like Dom Perignon and Belvedere Vodka.

Australia

“I can’t believe I’ll see my little fellow again.”

A dog owner expresses her relief that her lost pet had been found, 3000 (1 900miles) kilometres from home. Rusty disappeared in May from a town just outside of Sydney, and was found roaming the streets of Darwin, in Australia’s tropical north.

Germany

“The replica I created is 15 feet high and it took me 56 hours in seven days to complete it.”

Indian sculpture artist Sudarsan Patnaik talks about his sand replica of the Taj Mahal at the Berlin International Sand Sculpture Championships.

Columbia

“Here the cats play with the rats instead of attacking them.”

Veterinarian Luisa Mendez on how rats are being locked in caged with cats as part of training for a landmine detection program. Colombia is home to the world’s largest number of land mine victims. Last year, there were 1,108 victims.

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