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Skateboarding rooster


rooster.jpg A controversy is brewing in this Cascade foothill town [Enumclaw], WA] involving a famous bird on four wheels. Hanna Dahlquist’s pet rooster is one bird that’s got game.

“He skateboards,” says Hanna. “He thinks he can go faster when he’s aerodynamic.” In fact, the rooster rides so well, Hanna named him Tony Chickenhawk. “I named him after Tony Hawk because he is like a really famous skateboarder and my chicken skateboards,” says Hanna.

January 27, 2008 Posted by | animals, Strange | Comments Off on Skateboarding rooster

Marshmallow Warfare

Lots more at Port St. Joe Star

Last Friday, Darlene Ake’s Wewahitchka Elementary School Pre-Kindergarteners discovered a loophole in the district’s Code of Conduct.

No guns, no knives, no weapons of mass destruction are allowed on Gulf County [Florida] school grounds, no exceptions. But nothing in the district’s Code of Conduct prohibits the possession of jumbo marshmallows or their use in waging attacks against fellow Pre-Kindergarteners, their parents and School Superintendent Tim Wilder.

January 27, 2008 Posted by | People | Comments Off on Marshmallow Warfare

File under: Unusual Hobbies

This man has an unusual hobby. He counts toilet paper squares and compares the count to the advertised number of squares per roll. He also counts toothpicks in his spare time. Here’s the link and it’s worth clicking on: Toilet paper man


January 27, 2008 Posted by | People, Strange | Comments Off on File under: Unusual Hobbies

Crime tip: Don’t hold the loot on your lap

cash register stop – NOLA.com

It all added up for authorities during a traffic stop. That’s when following a burglary in Livingston Parish, authorities stopped a vehicle carrying three men, including one holding a cash register from the business that was just hit, Slidell Police spokesman Capt. Kevin Foltz said.

“That’s kind of a dead giveaway,” he said.

January 27, 2008 Posted by | Dumb Crook | Comments Off on Crime tip: Don’t hold the loot on your lap