This crime story from Japan with with some of these being discussed on the Radio phone in as I type.For example a bloke arrested for being in possession of an egg with intent to throw."I've got an egg and I'm not afraid to use it."
I've never been arrested, but I was once questioned about a Turkish Delight Chocolate Bar. It was a bit odd. A policeman asked to examine my bar of Turkish Delight. He opened it. He broke into it and sniffed it. Then he gave me it back. It transpired that he had watched me trying to give the thing away and that was 'suspicious'. He obviously thought there were drugs contained within my bar of Turkish Delight. The truth was much less interesting. I did not like Turkish Delight. I did not want the Turkish Delight. My friend who I offered it to did not like Turkish Delight either. And no bugger wanted it once the policeman's paws had been all over it.
What about that story from Japan though? Just an ordinary routine day in the life of a provincial police station when sone kid walks in with his mother's head in a sports bag???? Talk about "You'll never guess what happened to me at work today?"
Talking of guessing....prize for the first person* to correctly guess why I will be having dinner with Mark Steel on Friday night.
* this competition is not open to any person with inside knowledge - that means you Reidski.
OCD? - It used to be that I didn't give a monkey's about mugs I drank from. As long as the vessel was clean and big enough then it was okay - no problem. However,...
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