The farmers of Egypt need to kill their 300,000 pigs. The Agriculture Minister says they will not be compensated because they can sell the meat.
Yakov Litzman, the Deputy Health Minister of Israel (a member of United Torah Judaism, an ultra-conservative party) didn’t want a non-Kosher name for a flu. He preferred the name “Mexico flu.” Mexico officially complained and Israel backed off, with a foreign ministry official saying:
Israel has no intention of giving the flu any new names. It was nothing more than a slip of the tongue.
In Eau Claire, Wis., when a 56-year-old customer asks a 52-year-old employee to see the manager regarding a return, the employee starts punching him.