Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Oneside robbery weirdness

Hartlepool Mail: Onesie-wearing gang hold up store

String 'em up. Not for the crime, but for their fashion sense.

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Monday, 28 September 2015

Big cat weirdness

Oxford Mail: Is this a big cat on the loose in Oxford?

No. It's a normal-sized cat.

Wilts and Glos Standard: Couple convinced they saw a big cat in Cirencenster

No, you saw a normal-sized cat.

In summary: Normal-sized cats.

Sunday, 27 September 2015

Face-lift politician weirdness

Northampton Chronicle: A would-be MP with an international reputation for injecting Botox has joined a clinic in Northampton

What the what now?

"He also offers the 'Vampire Facelift' or Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment, which is popular among Hollywood A-listers including Kim Kardashian."

I repeat: What the what now?

Spotter's Badge: Mike

Saturday, 26 September 2015

Friday, 25 September 2015

'Size of a Nintendo' weirdness

Sheffield Star: Did block of ice the size of a Nintendo fall from a plane?

You're not being very helpful here, Sheffield Star. Do you mean a Game Boy, or something larger?

Spotter's Badge: Geoff

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Poetry weirdness

Lancashire Evening Post: Who's sending poems to hairdressers?

May I ask you a question
Of a thing which I am not certain?
Pray please to tell me
Does the carpet match the curtains?

Spotter's Badge: Norbet

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Naked butler question to which the answer is no

Northampton Chronicle: Do you recognise this man?

No.

It could be Kim Jong Un. Or the Queen. Or H from Steps. 

Spotter's Badge: Mike

Saturday, 19 September 2015

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Nothing happening in Wagga weirdness

Daily Advertiser: Police say nothing untoward happening in Wagga

...we're... uh... hovering a helicopter over one spot for hours on end for an exercise. Yes. An exercise.

Spotter's Badge: Wade

Monday, 14 September 2015

School rule weirdness

Bournemouth Echo: School punishes children for "pencil case infringements", town goes bananas

And if you turn up with the wrong pencil case and the wrong trousers and the wrong haircut, they can legally have you killed.

Saturday, 12 September 2015

Bad e-fit

Epping Forest Guardian: This man has done some bad things

Chief among them being forgetting to shave a gap in the middle of his monobrow

Don't have nightmares.

Friday, 11 September 2015

Gong bath weirdness

Manchester Evening News: Latest healing and relaxation fad is gong baths. But do they work?

"There’s research going on into it at the moment. The physics are undoubtable. We are all made of atoms that vibrate, and each part of the body vibrates at different frequencies."

That's a no, then.

Spotter's Badge: Mike

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Flimsy excuse for being naked weirdness

Bridgwater Mercury: Man caught running down the street with his tackle out

"Bushnell said he was partially naked because his trousers had snagged on a wall as he was trying to retrieve some keys"

Happens to us all.

Spotter's Badge: Norbet

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Cake store weirdness

Oxford Times: Specialist cake store to shut

And that's a very special cake. "Congratulations on becoming a zombie!"

Spotter's Badge: Rob H

Monday, 7 September 2015

Sunday, 6 September 2015

Bad poetry corner again

Leek News: Shit-awful poetry about flowers

Unfortunately, they've only gone and encouraged people to send it poems. It's their own fault.

Saturday, 5 September 2015

Bad poetry corner

Croydon Advertiser: Some really bad poetry about Crystal Palace FC

Sometimes newspapers take leave of their senses and let people write poetry. Like this.

Friday, 4 September 2015

Cow-stroke-chair weirdness

Northampton Chronicle: Cow gets head stuck in chair

I have no words, except for the words "I have no words".

Spotter's Badge: Mike, Everybody

Wednesday, 2 September 2015