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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:03 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Ghost » Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:48 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Best. Headline. Ever.

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Quatermass » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:09 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:Best. Headline. Ever.

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Or it's at least a contender. :D

Pity this guy couldn't do it to Fred Phelps. Oh well.


In far less heartening news...

http://bigpondnews.com/articles/TopStories/2013/04/18/Sixty_to_seventy_dead_in_Texas_blast_864607.html?cid=ZBP_NEWS_L_L1_Sixty_to_seventy_dead_in_Texas_blast_180413

I just saw this on the news here. I saw the size of that [EFF!]ing mushroom cloud. Any big enough explosion can make one, from what I heard, and it was chilling to see that, not to mention hearing about what happened. :shock:

But is it me, or does it seem a tad too close to the anniversary of the Waco siege to be a coincidence?
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby raptornx01 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:20 am

also the anniversary of the Oklahoma city bombing.

BTW, also on that day in history Mae West was sentenced to prison on obscenity charges.

Had a minor crush on her as a kid. (blame nickelodeon reruns :D )
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby janet » Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:21 pm

http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/1 ... es/?ref=mr

What an apology for an arse :shock: :lol:

Worth scrolling all the way down to the comments :lol:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby raptornx01 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:30 pm

Mongo he is not.

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby janet » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:00 pm

He's more like the result of eating all them beans... :whistle:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Quatermass » Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:16 am

:shock:

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http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-04-19/rolf-harris-named-over-abuse-allegations/4640256

NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

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Oh God, I hope that this isn't true. Because if it is...oh God, this is just [EFF!]ing awful.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:25 am

I know.

Part of my childhood died this morning when I read the headline.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:21 pm

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/ap ... -dying-out


The language of Ayapaneco has been spoken in the land now known as Mexico for centuries. It has survived the Spanish conquest, seen off wars, revolutions, famines and floods. But now, like so many other indigenous languages, it's at risk of extinction.

There are just two people left who can speak it fluently – but they refuse to talk to each other.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:52 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:I know.

Part of my childhood died this morning when I read the headline.

Two little boys song won't quite sound right now. :shock:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Catch-up » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:50 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/apr/13/mexico-language-ayapaneco-dying-out


The language of Ayapaneco has been spoken in the land now known as Mexico for centuries. It has survived the Spanish conquest, seen off wars, revolutions, famines and floods. But now, like so many other indigenous languages, it's at risk of extinction.

There are just two people left who can speak it fluently – but they refuse to talk to each other.


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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Dotsie » Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:56 am

So how do we know they can both speak it fluently? One of them might be putting it on! :lol:

I'm going to learn Cumbric, and be difficult about it and insist on speaking it everywhere. Or not (I can't even find time to write postcards).
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:14 am

When you go to the circus you should expect some unusual things to happen. Clown trauma, midget encounters, watching a family of trapeze artists being murdered by a psychopath with severe facial scarring and a flair for theatrics.

What you do not expect is to find a 300-pound tiger waiting for you in the bathroom.

The big cat had escaped briefly after its turn in the ring at the Isis Shrine Circus in Salina, Kanses. Staff members blocked off the concourse as the tiger wandered into the bathroom, where one of the doors was blockaded.

About that time, Salina resident Jenna Krehbiel decided she needed to use the restroom. When she walked in the door that hadn't been blocked off, she found a tiger standing about 2 feet away.

"You don't expect to go in a bathroom door, have it shut behind you and see a tiger walking toward you," Krehbiel said.

The tiger was captured within minutes and returned to its enclosure.

Krehbiel, a social worker, said she didn't scream or run because she is trained to stay calm.

"Looking back, it was a scary ordeal," she said. "At the time, I was thinking I just needed to get out."

Krehbiel said her 3-year-old daughter had a different reaction.

"My daughter wanted to know if it had washed its hands," Krehbiel said. "That was her only concern. I think that shows the thoughts of children and that they wouldn't have known there was danger."


Love the kid's reaction. :lol:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:42 am

:lol: at the 3 year old
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