Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Offbeat News

Headlines you might not see

'Underneath' Blog on Judges Is Prosecutor (Associated Press)
The author of a sassy blog about the federal judiciary, "Underneath Their Robes," is no longer cloaked in mystery, and it turns out it's a federal prosecutor.

Cop May Lose Job for Dressing As a Woman (Associated Press)
You can't call this top cop a plainclothes policeman - not after he appeared on television in a canary-yellow dress, sporting dark red lipstick, matching nail polish and a nose ring.

Burglar Tries to Hide in Oven (Associated Press)
A former employee who attempted to burglarize a Speedway Restaurant apparently didn't know any good hiding places.

Selling this stuff will be like swimming upstream (Reuters) - For beverage connoisseurs tired of turkey-and-gravy or green-beans-and-casserole flavored sodas, there's a new choice being offered this year by specialty U.S. soda maker Jones Soda Co.: salmon.

With thanks to The Associated Press and Reuters.


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Deb S. said...

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Alina said...

I don't get it, salmon? If you like salmon, wouldn't you rather eat it? I could never get this pleasure of having drinks that taste like food, unless food means fruit or vegetables (like carrots or tomatoes, not beans!). Maybe I'd have a different opinion after trying it, or not.

Trucker Bob said...

I've hauled loads of Jones soda and have tried some of their flavors. NUFF SAID! ;-)

Deb S. said...

Kayla, I don't get it either, any of it.

Trucker Bob! Because you've tasted some of these drinks, you can give us a first-hand account! C'mon, Bob. Inquiring minds want to know! Don't ignore me, Bob. I'll come over to your site and hound you. LOL