Notice the question mark in my title? Strange tales, yes. True? I’ll leave that to you.
Obviously most of the news stories I blog about have a pretty good chance of not being true, and, as usual, these ones probably all have a small element of truth behind them.
Except for the little girls and the salt on the bird’s tail though, that one sounds like someone listened to too many folk myths in the past!
The man in Montana who punched a cow and broke his hand got what he deserved really didn’t he? Cows mainly just act like cows as far as I know, losing patience with one won’t make it do anything it didn’t want to do.
The liquid shampoo made from the active ingredient in flame throwers sounds a little scary. You wouldn’t want to lean too close to the fire when you were drying your hair just in case…
I love the urban myth type tales of the man who found out the fine for slapping his wife was $50 and considered it money well spent and the prisoner who dieted to fit through the bars of his cell.
The Brooklyn man and the whooping rabbit though, that guy probably needs the kind of help that the courts are not capable of dealing out….