It must be true… I read it in the tabloids
▪ Police in Georgia have identified the culprit behind a recent wave of vandalized side-view car mirrors: a pileated woodpecker. When more than a dozen drivers in Snellville had their side mirrors smashed, suspicion initially fell on local kids. Police sent out extra patrols to the neighborhood. But then a local resident spotted the woodpecker furiously tapping at her car mirror, apparently because it mistook its reflection for a rival bird. “We suspect this case is solved,” police said.
▪ A Tennessee obstetrician delivered a baby girl on Halloween while dressed as the Joker. Dr. Paul Locus was wearing the villain outfit from Batman when his patient Brittany Selph arrived at the hospital in labor. Locus assured her he’d change before the birth,brought a baby girl into the world.
▪ A British senior citizen is suffering from an ear condition that causes him to hear “God Save the Queen” playing continuously in his head. Ron Goldspink, 87, says he has heard a male choir sing the British national anthem hundreds of times a day for the past four montut I just don’t want to hear it any more.” ■