Friday, August 19, 2005

Weekly World News / News from New York

The Weekly World News has a feed. From an article on things people leave in taxis:

IF YOU'VE ever forgotten your baby in the backseat of a taxi cab, you're not alone. In addition to the occasional infant, a new survey reveals harried, stressed-out passengers leave behind purses, briefcases, laptop computers, artificial legs, dentures and thousands of other possessions...

The professional motorists reported the top 10 objects most likely to be in their company's lost and found bin are:

  1. Cell Phones
  2. Snakes
  3. Children
  4. Dinosaur Bones
  5. Priceless Works of Art
  6. Purses and Wallets
  7. Breast Implants
  8. Mothers-in-law
  9. 72-Inch Plasma Screen TVs
  10. Wedding Rings

The survey also found that each major city had its own unique list.

"My biggest problem is the dead bodies," Guido Concepcion, a 30-year veteran of the New York City yellow cab fleet, wrote in response to the survey questionnaire...

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1 comment:

Howard said...

WWN feed - you made my day. Thanks