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Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
A Gnome in Danger!
British teenager Kyle Smith has been charged with reckless behavior for placing a gnome on the edge of a shop roof. Firefighters had to come and rescue the gnome. For some reason the firefighters were more concerned about the safety of the people below than about the gnome. I wonder if anyone has ever been killed by a falling gnome?
Categories: Gnomes
Posted by The Curator on Fri Mar 13, 2009
Comments (2)
I do know a person who was once struck by falling rocs...
Posted by Vitajex  on  Fri Mar 13, 2009  at  01:48 PM
Impact force of a falling gnome = Mass of gnome in kilos times (( Height fallen in metres times 9.81)squared ) in Kgs IIRC.

An dit takes about 0.5Kg to break the skin and three times that to break a bone. Far worse than a falling penny off the Empire State I suspect.
Posted by D F Stuckey  in  Auckland New Zealand  on  Fri Mar 13, 2009  at  10:39 PM
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