February 08, 2005

And now . . . this - Feb. 8/05

Now not to support the home team

At this point, dozens of Crusty Curmudgeon readers will cross their legs in sympathy:

A Welsh rugby fan cut off his own testicles after his team beat England, police confirmed today. . . .

It was reported that the man told his friends: "If Wales win I'll cut my own balls off." . . .

A local was reported as saying that the man was on medication and should not have been drinking.

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You think? Talk about being off his nut.

Reason #2,549 why Internet romance is a bad idea

Then there's the one about the guy who wouldn't date his wife when he found out she was married:

A budding romance between a Jordanian man and woman turned into an ugly public divorce when the couple found out that they were in fact man and wife, state media reported. . . .

The shock of finding out their true identities was too much for the pair. Upon seeing Sanaa-alias-Jamila, Bakr-alias-Adnan turned white and screamed at the top of his lungs: “You are divorced, divorced, divorced” — the traditional manner of officially ending a marriage in Islam. “You are a liar,” Sanaa retorted before fainting, the agency said.

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