News of the Weird
Bizarre but true stories about real people collected by syndicated columnist Chuck Shepherd.
ge of Scotland’s Greencock Sheriff Court released Hui Yu, a college student from Beijing, from a traffic charge by disregarding two police officers’ identification of Hui. Said the judge, “(A)ll Chinese people can look the same to a native Scot. It’s only when you have time to look that you begin to see the differences.”
The chairman of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Guy Fournier, resigned after giving an interview to a French magazine in which he expounded on, as The Associated Press put it, “the joys of bowel movements.”
Former highly regarded Texas drug agent Barry Cooper (800 arrests) announced in December he would begin selling his video, “Never Get Busted Again,” instructing drug users on how to conceal their stashes. (Cooper called the “war on drugs” counterproductive.)
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