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No need to rush into things

Reuters via Yahoo! News
A German left his dead mother seated in her favorite armchair at their shared home for two years because he could not face organizing a funeral, police in the southern town of Fuerstenfeldbruck said Friday.

The woman died of natural causes in the chair in July 2005 at the age of 92, a police spokesman said. A doctor called to the scene at the time gave the son a death certificate but he did not register the death.

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August 27, 2007 Posted by | People, Strange | Comments Off on No need to rush into things

BEEP! BEEP!

More at Seattle PI

Honking your horn [in Washington State] could diminish something a bit more physical than the pompous ego of that guy who cut you off.

Turns out that blasting your horn at that idiot talking on his cell phone could end up costing you money — a fact that comes as a surprise to many drivers and even some police officers. According to state law, car horns are for emergencies only, and leaning on it because you’re feeling peeved is punishable by a $124 ticket.

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Washington also has an aggressive driving law and horn blowing is sometimes regarded as aggressive driving, depending on circumstances.

August 27, 2007 Posted by | Laws | Comments Off on BEEP! BEEP!