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Pigs can’t fly but maybe they can vote in the UK

A council sent a letter to a woman’s pet pig offering the animal the chance to register to vote in the election. The letters were addressed to Blossom Grant at Pig Flats – the animal’s old sty in Uckfield, East Sussex.

The building was renovated two years ago and now houses volunteers at a local horse rescue centre, reports the Daily Telegraph. But due to a Land Registry error the pig receives several junk letters a month.

Pauline Grant, 73, Blossom’s owner, said: “I could not believe it when the letter telling Blossom to register to vote came through it was one of the strangest things I had ever seen.

More via Pig invited to vote in election | Quirky News | Orange UK.

May 15, 2010 Posted by | animals, Dumb Bureaucrats | | Comments Off on Pigs can’t fly but maybe they can vote in the UK

UFO Wiener? Looks like a balloon to me.

Somerville (New Jersey) police were flooded with phone calls this morning after residents reported seeing a large tube-like object fluttering through the sky.

Police said they were swamped with phone calls after a flurry of callers reported to radio station NJ 101.5 that a UFO was flying above the area. Residents then began calling the Somerville Police Department to report the object.

via UFO News: The UFO Wiener

May 15, 2010 Posted by | Dumb Stuff, UFO | Comments Off on UFO Wiener? Looks like a balloon to me.