6 Aug 2009

THURSDAY THIRTEEN

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13 funny articles out of newspapers

1. A male guinea pig had a night to remember after escaping from his pen and tunnelling into a cage of 24 females. He romanced each of them in turn and was yesterday the proud father of 43 offspring.

2. A caller reported that a bird had been stolen from his apartment. It later was determined that the bird had not been stolen, but was lying dead at the bottom of its cage.

3. Advertising : "Cab Drivers wanted, nights & weekends. Must have good driving & criminal record. Apply in person".

4. Advertising : "Pony for Sale. Looks like a small horse"

5. Advertising : "Used Tombstone, perfect for someone named Homer Hendelbergen. One only"

6. Advertising : "For sale : One pair of hardly used dentures, only 2 teeth missing. $ 100 call ...

7. FASTING & PRAYER Conference: "The cost for attending the Fasting & Prayer Conference includes meals.

8. The peacemaking meeting scheduled for today has been cancelled due to a conflict.

9. Mrs. B also has trouble sleeping and requests tapes of Pastor Jack's sermons.

10. Russian football (soccer) fans have been told to drink whisky on their trip to Wales (UK) to ward off the H1N1 swine flu virus, the head of the country's supporter association (VOB) said Monday.

11. A baby boy playing with his dad’s telephone accidentally called 911, which led police to their house — and a 500-plant marijuana-growing operation.

12. Two homes in Abington, Pennsylvania have been burglarized by a naked man who stole a woman's clothes after exposing himself to her.

13. Britain's Queen Elizabeth was delighted when a group of schoolchildren designed underwear for her. Year six pupils aged between 10 and 11 at SS March and Michael Catholic Primary School in Garstang, Lancashire, came up with a variety of styles to keep the royal rump warm and comfortable.

13 comments:

Thom said...

Good driving and criminal record. No wonder I drive the bus so well. LOL

Shelley Munro said...

LOL - I'd love to have seen the Queen's face when they presented her with the underwear.

Carleen said...

That was some busy guinea pig! And #11 made me spit coffee on my monitor! I can only imagine how shocked the dad must have been to find the police at his door, LOL.

Puss-in-Boots said...

Hahaha! There were some good ones there, Gattina...designing underwear for Her Majesty...I bet they weren't too saucy!

colleen said...

Number 5, for real? People are so funny in a Candid Camera way.

Melli said...

LOL! Truth is soooooo funnier than fiction! (stranger too - but often much funnier!)

Cheffie-Mom said...

LOL! LOL! Thanks for the laugh! enJOY your day!

Calico Crazy said...

I once saw a gerbil in a situation like that. Good thing guys don't have rebound like that.

Debbie @Like a Rose said...

Too funny!
#3 - Ha!
#4 - Ya think?
#5 - OMG
#7 - so is that false advertising?
#11 - Is that poetic justice or bad karma?

Kirsty@GoneBananas said...

LMAO at the dad who had 911 called on him. What a great TT!

Dr.John said...

Enough vodka and they might take on the unruly English Soccer fans.
How is the happy guinea pig doing?
That was a great list.

Pamela Kramer said...

Thank you! I seriously needed a good chuckle right about now. Happy TT

Pamela said...

royal rump. snort.

Truth is always stranger than fiction, isn't it?