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The Passing Parade

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

By News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

Published March 3, 2017

The Passing Parade

Simon Berry, 24, of the English village of Bray, was recently acknowledged by the Guinness Book people for his bungee drop of 246 feet to precision-dunk a biscuit into a cup of tea.


A sign posted recently (apparently without fanfare) at the Castle House Inn hostel in Stockholm, Sweden, warns visitors: "It is a criminal offense to smoke or wank on these premises." ("Wank" is British slang for self-pleasuring.) The sign contains the familiar "not permitted" circle over a crossed-out item -- but just the cigarette. [BBC News, 11-17-2016] [The Local (Stockholm), 11-4-2016]

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