Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Quickie Quirkies

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Quickie Quirkies

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A shoplifter in Rochester, New Hampshire, managed to get away with 14 live lobsters from a grocery store. Police in England released a surveillance photo that shows the woman pushing a shopping trolley with her haul. She entered the store and asked for a selection of lobster from the seafood department, then walked out without paying.

Teachers in Bangladesh have been banned from taking their mobile phones into class because they were disrupting lessons. Education authorities in India had already banned students from carrying them. aThere are teachers who spend more time talking on phones and ignoring lectures. We welcome the ban,a said one head of education.

A 95-year-old Icelander has left his penis to one of the world's strangest museums. The late Pall Arason's pickled member will be the main attraction at the Phallological Museum in the tiny fishing town of Husavik. Sigurdur Hjartarson, who runs it, said the organ will help round out his extensive collection of phalluses from whales, seals, bears and other mammals. …

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