Freak News for Tuesday 10/25


Under outhouse arrest – An employee at a nuclear power plant inWashingtongave new meaning to the term bowel movement when the portable toilet he was using was picked up by a forklift and dropped across a road some 15 feet away. The forklift operator insisted he thought the dial on the outhouse door indicated that it was unoccupied, but once he put the structure down, he heard banging on the door — where a Teamster was trapped for several minutes.  A spokesperson for the plant said that the man was not injured, and noted, “It’s one of those situations where it’s hard not to laugh.

She’ll make it easy for ya – A wannabe jewel thief in Obernburg, Germany, got off to a good start on a recent caper, snatching a tray containing more than $10,000 worth of gold and silver, but she left two important things behind … Her name and address.  The woman, who was not identified by police, had given all her personal information to the store when she dropped off a bracelet to be cleaned just before her robbery attempt. When cops arrived at her home, she confessed and turned over the loot.

Full money – Queen Elizabeth saw more of Australiathan she bargained for during her visit to Brisbane today. A construction worker gave the queen and her husband a long look at his rear end—which held an Australian flag between the cheeks—as he reportedly ran beside her motorcade for about 150 feet. “I mooned the queen,” 22-year-old Liam Warriner told a local newspaper. He was charged with willful exposure and being a public nuisance. “Everybody’s seen someone’s butt, come on,” Warriner said. “You see it on TV all the time, you see it in movies, it’s accepted in PG-rated programming these days,” and “yet it’s an offense to the queen.” Yeah, go figure.

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