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Thursday, June 29, 2006
Ghosts on the highway
Where, you ask, is our country's innovation and creativity? I have an answer. It is used up in devising techniques to rob truck drivers. Consider this:
In the first method, 13-14 gangs operating along the national highways in the three states, let loose trained black pigeons with red battery operated lamps tied to them over trucks in the dead of night. According to sources in the CID, many of the truckers, often in inebriated state, were fooled into thinking that they were seeing ghosts. Subsequently, they'd desert the trucks leaving it to be looted by the bandits.Another method involves sex workers, and I invite you to hop over to the DNA article and check out the illustration. Cackling happens.
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