Jeremiah was a bullfrog: Spear survival, football farts & an eight-day erection
A Brazilian man who was struck in the head with a spear while underwater fishing says he is done with his favourite pastime. Emerson de Oliveira Abreu talked with the media three days after the freak accident, saying that at one point he considered removing the spear himself. That probably would have been a bad idea.
A Peruvian farmer was left with no choice but to undergo surgery after suffering from severe pain caused by an eight-day erection. The farmer claims he took no stimulants nor drank any alcohol (Yahoo).
Berlin police are searching for a man who stole 68 tubes of toothpaste from a supermarket and allegedly socked an employee in the face. Maybe some people are taking this recession a bit too seriously (Reuters).
Roofers in Texas discovered a live grenade from the World War II era in the attic of a house they were working on (Yahoo).
Coke is in trouble after running ads in Australia claiming that their soft drink will not lead to obesity or rot teeth. Yeah right, and McDonald’s only uses 100 per cent premium beef (Sydney Morning Herald).
Jeremiah was a bullfrog is The Reflector’s weekly recap of the strange, the unexplained and the downright stupid headlines from around the world.