The 500 Best Urban Legends Ever!
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Collects more than five hundred of the top urban legends, including those of the Blueberry Cat, Toilet Holiday, and Boneless Idiot, in a volume that is thematically arranged under such topics as sports, animals, and accidents. Original.
experts miscalculated the amount of dynamite needed, and the resulting explosion sent pieces of blubber raining down over a stunned crowd of curious spectators that had gathered. The authorities were forced to organize a task force to comb the area, collect all the pieces of blubber and burn the lot. It took six days to complete the job. TRUNK CALLS The people living in a small village on the edge of the jungle of southern India domesticated a female elephant to help with their logging
days whilst passersby admired his derriere and threw coins between his legs. Although the man's pride was severely dented, the stunt earned him $200. WATER HAZARD A golfmg fanatic was so furious after playing a losing shot that he threw his bag of clubs into a nearby lake and stomped off. Other golfers weren't at all surprised, however, when five minutes later, he returned red-faced, took off his shoes, rolled up his trousers and waded into the lake. No one was too surprised at these second
thoughts-it was clearly an expensive set of clubs he'd hurled into the water. After fumbling around for a while the bedraggled golfer fished out the golf bag, but to the amazement of the bystanders, he merely unzipped a pocket, took out a set of car keys, flung the set of clubs back into the water and stormed off again. WHALE OF A TIME Despite the big advance in technology in recent decades, laughable mistakes can still be made. For several months, the Swedish Navy had been convinced that
to go to the top floor and work his way down, and when he made his last visit of the day he followed his usual pattern. Entering the elevator, he pressed the button to take him to the top floor, but nothing happened. Deciding that the elevator must be broken, he was about to leave when a young girl entered and shouted, "Fourth floor!" The elevator went up to the fourth floor. The housing officer was amazed that the estate should have a voice-activated lift, but when he shouted, "Sixth floor!" the
lift went up to the sixth floor. Back at the office, he asked his colleagues when the council had installed hitech, voice-activated lifts on estates. His colleagues all looked at him as if he was crazy, but one of them knew what he was talking about and laughingly explained. The elevator controls were broken, and a man was paid by residents of the apartment block to stay on top of the elevator. When people shouted what floor they wanted, he connected the two appropriate wires, and the elevator