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Fight Against Maturity

Darn that global warming!

A backlog of more than four ­million parcels is sitting in the warehouses of private courier firms across the (UK)  because the snow and ice has made ­deliveries impossible.

The predicted second Big Freeze this week is likely to make the situation even worse for couriers, who are struggling with their most difficult situation in 30 years.

via Mail Online.

December 15, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | Comments Off on Darn that global warming!

The long arm of the law is seldom this long

You may think that being ticketed twice in two years by the same police officer for speeding isn’t too unusual but you’d be wrong in this case. An unnamed New Zealand driver was ticketed in the UK for speeding and then two years later ticketed by the same officer but this time it was in New Zealand— two years and 12,000 miles away. Both men had relocated from the UK to New Zealand.


via  Autoblog

December 15, 2010 Posted by | cops, Dumb drivers | Comments Off on The long arm of the law is seldom this long