Thursday, December 21, 2006

The Year in Review

From MSNBC.
THE TOP 10 MOST PECULIAR STORIES OF 2006

The envelope, please:

1: And the winner, with a 58 percent vote, is:

Missing woman found dead behind bookcase

2: Coming in second, with a 55 percent score:

Pickled corpse tumbles out of rum barrel

3: Death is always a favorite, and then there is sex (in this case, at 53 percent):

Pair in hot water after fake penis microwaved

4: At 51 percent, there is this cautionary tale:

Briton hurt after lighting firecracker in buttocks

5: And at a round 50 percent, another cautionary saga.

Police arrest naked man with concealed weapon

6: At 39 percent, proof that we are a litigious society…

Man sues himself for vehicle damage

7: And at 39 percent, it’s back to, er, romance

Man bites dog? No, woman weds dolphin

8: At 38 percent, this story has “ouch” written all over it

Man separates from wife - and his ring finger

9: We’re not quite sure who’s, um, challenged here (at 37 percent)

Blind students required to pass driver's ed

10: And finally, at 33 percent, this gem from Oregon

Woman allegedly calls 911 for 'cutie' deputy