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Old 05-31-2009, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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PORT HURON, Mich., May 30 (UPI) -- The superintendent of a cemetery in Port Huron, Mich., says a squirrel is responsible for the theft of nearly a dozen small U.S. flags.

Mount Hope Cemetery superintendent Ron Ceglarek said he witnessed the squirrel take one of the small flags from a grave site and transport it up a nearby tree to help build a nest with its mate, the Port Huron (Mich.) Times Herald reported Saturday.

Squirrel stealing flags at Mich. cemetery - UPI.com

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Old 05-31-2009, 02:14 PM
 
Location: west coast
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John is out of his tree with this nutty tale.
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Old 05-31-2009, 02:45 PM
 
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Yep, that's really going out on a limb.
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Old 05-31-2009, 03:59 PM
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Status: "Spring is springing," (set 1 day ago)
 
Location: Memphis - home of the king
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If they're made of cotton squirrels use them for nesting. If they're polyester they'll leave them alone. At least that's what they said on TV a few years ago when someone kept having a yellow ribbon disappear off of their "old oak tree...."
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Old 05-31-2009, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...
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Ya know, they're just patriotic squirrels, un-like some who squirreled away to Canada.
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Old 05-31-2009, 06:26 PM
 
Location: west coast
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Yep, that's really going out on a limb.
I should leaf this topic alone but I would like to take this opportunity to mention that John has a larch heart and he's rarely a pine in the butt. Oakay? Or am I barking up the wrong tree? Hmmm...Or is he a bit warped and does he belong to a naughty splinter group?
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