True Stories, gleaned from a variety of sources….
The average cost of rehabilitating a seal after the Exxon Valdez oil
spill in Alaska was $80,000. At a special ceremony, two of the most
expensively saved animals were released back into the wild amid cheers
and applause from onlookers. A minute later, in full view, they were both
eaten by a killer whale.
A woman came home to find her husband in the kitchen, shaking
frantically with what looked like a wire running from his waist towards
the electric kettle. Intending to jolt him away from the deadly current,she
whacked him with a handy plank of wood by the back door, breaking his
arm in two places.
Until that moment, he was happily listening to his walkman.
Two animal rights protesters were protesting at the cruelty of sending
pigs to a slaughterhouse in Bonn. Suddenly the pigs (all two thousand of
them) escaped through a broken fence and stampeded, trampling the two
hapless protesters to death.
Iraqi terrorist, Khay Rahnajet, didn’t pay enough postage on a letter
bomb. It came back with “return to sender” stamped on it. Forgetting it was
the bomb, he opened it and was blown to bits.
So, how’s your day going?