Women in North Korea are eating more dog meat because of a rumor that it prevents wrinkles. ***MARLAR: They believe the rumor was started by cats. (If you want to prevent wrinkles, don’t eat the Shar-pei!)
In Arizona a Fed Ex truck was impounded and several people arrested when it was found illegal aliens were being brought across the border in the truck. ***MARLAR: They absolutely, positively, had to get to America overnight.
In English, a double negative forms a positive. In some languages, though, such as Russian, a double negative is still a negative. However, there is no language wherein a double positive can form a negative. ***MARLAR: Yeah, right!
A British composer is planning a brand new musical symphony composed entirely from the ringing tones of 30 mobile phones. ***MARLAR: And yet, before the show begins, audience members will still be asked to turn off cells and pagers.
At least Roxie Britton didn’t have to wait long to collect her diploma at her high school graduation. She is the entire senior class at Montana’s Froid High. She’s the valedictorian and got to choose the class colors, senior class motto and graduation speaker, too. The graduation for one attracted 200 guests and Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer. Roxie says she’s going to miss her high school of 17 students total. In many of her classes, it was just her and a teacher. But that will change in the fall. She’ll have plenty of classmates when she attends one of the state colleges. ***MARLAR: Sadly, she was still voted, “least likely to graduate.”
In Seattle a woman was arrested after she attacked a man in a karaoke bar… because he wouldn’t stop singing. ***MARLAR: Arrested? That woman deserves a medal!
Want another reason not to drive while tired? According to a survey by AAA in Washington D.C., nine out of 10 police officers have thought a driver was drunk when really the motorist was overtired. ***MARLAR: Officers will now ask if you’ve been drinking or if you need a nappy-poo.