Friday, October 5

Weekly roundup: Friday potluck

Welcome to another installment of the weekly roundup we all know and love: Friday potluck!
This week is a complete hodgepodge,* as a true potluck should be.
*Word-of-the-day inspiration courtesy of a Joyful Girl.

Stupid people tricks

This week's entry into the stupid-people-tricks file: woman rides a manatee.
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Aside from being stupid and inhumane, harassing a manatee is a second degree misdemeanor offense in Florida. Fortunately the woman turned herself in to police within hours of the police press conference.

Creature double feature

Shoppers spotted a second alligator in the parking lot of a Long Island, NY supermarket. Yes, second. Both gators claimed they ran out of milk and bread and were just stopping by to pick up a few things...

News anchor: 1, Bully: 0

If you haven't seen it already, one TV anchor stood up, on air, to a bully who called her obese. Million dollar quote from the end of the video: "Do not let your self worth be defined by bullies."

Someday your face will freeze like that 

Candid-camera photos from inside a haunted house prove that mom was right when she said "someday your face will freeze like that."
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I'm sure there are other shocking, clever, and amusing things in the news this week, but I've been living under an e-rock on account of some work projects. Anyone have interesting stories to share? Leave 'em (with links) in the comments so we can all get a good giggle!

Quote of the week:
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
Eleanor Roosevelt

Happy Friday, friends!

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