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Only in America: The dog who must not be named

A school goes into lockdown after someone mishears a dog's name — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A staff member at a New Hampshire school inadvertently triggered a lockdown when a teacher mistook her shouts as calls of distress. After investigating the school grounds, police determined that the staff member was merely calling for a dog whose name closely resembles "lockdown."