2 Sep 2010
AN A TO E OF SILLY STORIES.
B is for Boomer. A man who often dresses up as a ... dog has been denied his request to legally change his name to Boomer The Dog after a judge said it could "put public welfare at risk".
Mr Mathews,44, an unemployed computer technician regularly wears a shredded-paper dog costume.
But judge Ronald Folino said the name change could cause "confusion", for example, if he ever needed to make an emergency call he would not be taken seriously. - Thanks to C for that article.
D is for desert. Even the most sweet-toothed among us may struggle with this desert - it contains 300 dishes and a gut-busting 320,000 calories.
The towering mix of sugar, custard tarts, jams and candies includes gilded jelly and 20 sugar sculptures.
The sugary feast, first served to Queen Elizabeth I more than 400 years ago, was re-created by KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire, for the first anniversary of the opening of its Elizabethan Gardens. - the Metro.
(Obviously not so easily fooled) Two armed robbers, Walter Pozo and Cesar Andres, leapt over a fence before scaling the perimeter wall and making their escape, unnoticed by their remaining guards.