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Odd Spot #19.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

A small-time criminal known as Biggie or Fatboy has been arrested for hiding drugs in his fat folds. Officers in Florida pulled over Christopher Mitchell, 42, because he wasn't wearing a seatbelt but his behaviour made them suspicious. A drugs dog found cocaine and marijuana packed into stomach folds of his 204-kilogram /449-lbs frame.

Pub owner Frances Cunningham of Congleton, Cheshire in England, has been sent a GBP100 ($183) cheque and an apology from an "ashamed" Welsh female burglar more than 20 years after she helped in a break-in at the pub. Ms Cunningham, who can't even remember the crime, will donate the cash to charity.

Veteran journalist Barbara Walters says Christopher Reeve gave her the most unforgettable answer in her decades-long career - in just 10 words.
The 'Superman' actor said that comedian robin Williams had told him to "turn over" in hospital after he was paralysed in a horseriding accident in 1995.
Reeve said: "I knew then, if I could laugh, I could live."

Waitresses at a US restaurant carry loaded guns on their hips. Colorado is not among states where openly carrying guns anywhere in public is legal but Shooters Grill in the town of Rifle encourages it.
Owner Lauren Boebert said: "My Christian friends said Shooters sounded like a bar or a strip joint."

Not the place to forget tips. emoticon

A Charleston bride is suing a hotel because her wedding was ruined by "a depraved man" who stood against a window above the ceremony flashing his genitalia. Alleged flasher Samuel Dengal was staying at the hotel at the time. Anna Murphy and her parents are seeking damages from Doubletree hotel for "negligence and emotional distress."

A Croatian court fired its cleaning lady because she tried to kill herself at work instead of cleaning, a trade union claims. Her contract was terminated in Zagreb after a tribunal ruled that because of a suicide bid "her duties were not fulfilled."
The state and local government employees union is to appeal the "cruel and absurd" decision.

Death wish a work hazard. emoticon
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