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Flying underwear causes power cut

July 31, 2009

“More than a dozen houses and a set of traffic lights in Leadenham were affected on Wednesday, with police being called to direct traffic.

Engineers traced the fault and found a thong had short circuited a power line.”

Last month it was a dog that needed surgery to remove its owners thong that it had eaten. Before that it was, among other things, a thong that had blocked a drain, causing flooding. Thongs, eh? Whatever will they do next?

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Forrester McLeod permalink
    August 1, 2009 6:56 pm

    Oh! I thought that perhaps there was such a thing as underwear you could don that would make you fly! I was all excited and bounced into your room to say, “I’ll take the power cut! Just tell me where to get those underwear!!!!”

    Thanks for the laugh! 🙂

  2. August 1, 2009 7:06 pm

    And your reply gave me the best laugh of the day. I really hadn’t seen that interpretation of the headline.
    Thanks for dropping by. Plenty more on this site to amuse you, I hope.


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