A Little Friday File Fun

In Lincoln, Nebraska, a man was pulled over by police who asked to search his car. During the search, an officer found a sour cream container with a label on it that said “Not Weed.” They opened the container and found mari.juana. He was arrested on suspicion of drun.ken driving and cited for having less than an ounce of mari.juana.

In Inverness, UK, a man and his friends were enjoying a Saturday night out at a local pub. A female friend decided to attempt to recreate a scene from the movie Dirty Dancing as she jumped and tried to wrap her legs around the man’s waist. According to The Mirror, the man said he heard a snap and collapsed in agony. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital, underwent a three-hour operation to insert two bolts and a metal rod in his leg and faces being off work for three months. The owner of the bar said: “There was a mix of horseplay and alcohol which didn’t end well.”

In San Antonio, Texas, a father went to visit his son in jail. The 53-year-old walked through a security scanner while his cane went through another security device. An alarm went off, an officer twisted the top off the cane and drew out a sword. The father was arrested on a charge off unlawfully carrying a weapon.

In Trenton, New Jersey, a man visiting an Applebee’s decided to say a prayer before eating his sizzling fajita. According to the Associated Press, the man says he bowed his head, heard a loud sizzle then a pop, and felt a burning sensation on his left eye and his face. He said he panicked and knocked the food on his lap, causing more burns. The man sued the restaurant, claiming the waitress did not warn him the dish was hot. But, both a lower court and appellate court found the food posed an “open and obvious” danger, so the man cannot seek damages.

In Manchester, New Hampshire, Belmont Restaurant’s policy is to give customers a percentage off their bill on their birthday based on their age. World War II veteran Joseph Nelson visited the restaurant on his birthday and ate scrambled eggs and ham, and topped it off with a piece of chocolate cake. At age 101, Nelson actually got a seven cents refund, the local ABC station reported.


In Drogheda, Ireland, after trying to break into a car by throwing rocks at a car window, a man picked up a brick and threw it. It bounced off and hit him in the face. The owner of the car found the man lying on the ground bleeding. The car owner called police after the man demanded he give him cab fare. When the police arrived, the man tried to claim the car owner assaulted him, but the car owner also owned the pub he was parked in front of and was able to get surveillance video footage of the man injuring himself. You can see that footage here.

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If you visit Yellowstone National Park, watch out for the buffalo.

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And, if you go on safari, remember to lock your doors.

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