An unlucky customer from Brandon, Suffolk, opened a packet of crisps and tipped the bag upside-down only for a full uncooked potato but no crisps to fall out.
The residents of the unfortunately named Butthole Lane (named after the targets used in archery), Loughborough, say they don't want the name of changed .... even if it does make them the butt of jokes.
A toy 100 euro note, used to buy a sandwich in Co. Down, is being treated as counterfeit currency by police in Northern Ireland.
Mechanics trying to find out why a car couldn't go above 40mph were surprised to find the engine was filled with nuts, stashed there by a squirrel.
An artist from West Sussex who creates sculptures which can fit inside the eye of a needle watched in horror as 'one of the smallest sculptures ever created' was accidentally crushed by a photographer's finger.
And talking of sculptures ...
A 38-year-old artist from Carlisle painstakingly scraped and carved 160 pieces of toast to create a seven foot tall picture of the Madonna and Child.