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Woman finds toothbrush in her nose
Status: Weird newsThe Mumbai Mirror reports that doctors in India removed a three-inch piece of a broken toothbrush from a woman's nose. The woman claims she's not sure how it got there:
Doctors are skeptical about the woman's explanation, saying that it's impossible that the toothbrush could have entered her nasal cavity through her mouth, but the woman isn't saying anything more.
I'm sure she must know how it really got there. After all, how could anyone lose a toothbrush up their nose accidentally? Sadly, the true explanation probably involves spousal abuse.
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Even if you weren't sure how it got there, three inches is a lot to just miss. I can't believe the woman or her doctor didn't find it earlier.Posted by Nettie in Perth, Western Australia on Mon Oct 22, 2007 at 08:19 PM
Even more sadly, it occurs to me that the toothbrush might have got there as the result of a murder attempt by her husband. Trying to push it into her brain through the nose, then trying to let it go for a freak accident.Posted by LaMa in Europe on Tue Oct 23, 2007 at 06:07 AM
LaMa, you're a moronPosted by haha in haha on Tue Oct 23, 2007 at 11:30 AM
Yes, HaHa is right. You are a moron LaMa.Posted by Thenode in London on Tue Oct 23, 2007 at 01:53 PM
Of course I am a moron. But one with a sense of the ugly things people do to each other in this world. When I read about a toothbrush ending up in a nose cavity (an unlikely place) and an account that this happened when the husband, and I quote: "accidentally pushed me", I think it is time for a Police investigation into how "accidental" this really was.Posted by LaMa in Europe on Wed Oct 24, 2007 at 04:31 AM
Just as an entertaining story to put my above comments in context: in 1991, the town where I live was the scene of the notorious "ballpoint murder". A woman was found dead in her home without apparent injuries. An autopsy however revealed that a 14 cm ballpoint was lodged in her brain, which had entered through the right eye socket. Murder or a freak accident with the woman falling onto a ballpoint? The Police suspected murder. Their suspicion seemed to be vindicated when the psychotherapist of the woman's son stepped up to the Police and told them the son had told her he shot the ballpoint into the woman's eye with a crossbow. The son was brought to court, and a lenghty and sensational process ensued. The court initially convicted the son for murder. The son went into appeal. Meanwhile, the father of the sun set out to prove (with home-brew forensic test material) that it was possible that a ballpoint could get into a brain through the eye-socket by accidentally falling into it. On appeal, the son was acquited. Up to this day, no-one really knows whether it was murder or an accident.Posted by LaMa in Europe on Wed Oct 24, 2007 at 04:50 AM
Above "father of the sun" ---> son, not sun, sorryPosted by LaMa in Europe on Wed Oct 24, 2007 at 04:54 AM
I feel bad for the toothbrush! So sad!Posted by Toothbrush person on Fri Jan 18, 2008 at 10:19 AM