Re: [MOL] MORE EVIDENCE THAT THIS WORLD IS POPULATED BY Goofballs [02696] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] MORE EVIDENCE THAT THIS WORLD IS POPULATED BY Goofballs



Amazing the people in this world huh?!
Marianne

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> From: Martin Auslander <fitecancer@earthlink.net>
> To: Medical On Line Forum <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> Subject: [MOL] MORE EVIDENCE THAT   THIS WORLD IS POPULATED BY Goofballs
> Date: Saturday, August 29, 1998 12:00 AM
> 
> Good Morning My Friends,
> 
> Thought you would get a smile out of this. Have a great day and:
> 
> God Bless
> marty auslander
> 
> 
> 1. Police in Wichita, Kansas, arrested a 22-year-old man at an airport
> hotel after he tried to pass two (counterfeit) $16 bills.
> 
> 2. A man in Johannesburg, South Africa, shot his 49-year-old friend in
> the face, seriously wounding him, while the two practiced shooting beer
> cans off each other's head.
> 
> 3. A company trying to continue its five-year perfect safety record
> showed its workers a film aimed at encouraging the use of safety goggles
> on the job. According to Industrial Machinery News, the film's depiction
> of gory industrial accidents was so graphic that twenty-five workers
> suffered minor injuries in their rush to leave the screening room.
> Thirteen others fainted, and one man required seven stitches after he
> cut his head falling off a chair while watching the film.
> 
> 4. The Chico, California, City Council enacted a ban on nuclear weapons,
> setting a $500 fine for anyone detonating one within city limits.
> 
> 5. A bus carrying five passengers was hit by a car in St. Louis, but by
> the time police arrived on the scene, fourteen pedestrians had boarded
> the bus and had begun to complain of whiplash injuries and back pain.
> 
> 6. Swedish business consultant Ulf af Trolle labored 13 years on a book
> about Swedish economic solutions. He took the 250-page manuscript to be
> copied, only to have it reduced to 50,000 strips of paper in seconds
> when a worker confused the copier with the shredder.
> 
> 7. A convict broke out of jail in Washington, DC, then a few days later
> accompanied his girlfriend to her trial for robbery. At lunch, he went
> out for a sandwich. She needed to see him, and thus had him paged.
> Police officers recognized his name and arrested him as he returned to
> the courthouse in a car he had stolen over the lunch hour.
> 
> 8. Police in Radnor, Pennsylvania, interrogated a suspect by placing a
> metal colander on his head and connecting it with wires to a photocopy
> machine. The message, "He's lying" was placed in the copier, and police
> pressed the copy button each time they thought the suspect wasn't
> telling the truth. Believing the "lie detector" was working, the suspect
> confessed.
> 
> 9. When two service station attendants in Ionia, Michigan, refused to
> hand over the cash to an intoxicated robber, the man threatened to call
> the police. They still refused, so the robber called the police and was
> arrested.
> 
> 10. A Los Angeles man who later said he was "tired of walking," stole a
> steamroller and led police on a 5 mph chase until an officer stepped
> aboard and brought the vehicle to a stop.
> 
> Thanks to my buddy WATCHWINDR in Indiana!
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