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Old 05-30-2009, 01:46 PM
 
Location: Universal City, Texas
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One of the issues of a New York medical bulletin dating back to 1888 contains description of an amazing case of a sailor who was badly injured while on duty. The sailor worked at a river tugboat. One day his tugboat was towing a barge loaded with bulky boxes, which were stacked on the deck in two tiers, one above the other. The sailor was positioned on the bow of the barge as his tugboat was nearing a bridge with a low archway. By some unfortunate twist of fate, the sailor decided to check lashings on the top level boxes at that point. He stuck his head above the boxes and began examining the lashings. His eyes were looking aft as the tugboat moved up closer to the bridge. The sailor was completely unaware of the imminent danger looming a few yards away. A sharp-edged lower beam of the bridge span ran against the sailor’s head, cutting a sizeable piece off his skull, approximately two inches above his right eye.

Beheaded human body can stay alive and kicking - Pravda.Ru
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Old 05-30-2009, 03:33 PM
 
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WOW! Four threads of Pravda Online articles? The Pravda newspaper was shut down in 1991 by a decree, but then reopened later as a popular Russian version of US supermarket spoof tabloids like Weekly World News, The Sun, and The Globe. What's used as proof of the article? An unspecified "New York medical bulletin dating back to 1888". How's that for accuracy? Pravda (as does WWN) usually include quotes in their articles from unknown world famous authorities. Don't know who they are, but they must be famous alright if Pravda says so. The article has a striking similarity to one published in The Sun decades ago.

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Old 05-30-2009, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Universal City, Texas
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I just thought it would be fun to bring up the Ruskies. It was getting kinda slow around here.
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Old 05-30-2009, 05:09 PM
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Location: Glendale Country Club
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tee hee
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Old 05-30-2009, 06:13 PM
 
Location: In The Outland
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Having just the top of the head removed is not even close to being beheaded. What a lame and B.S. post. Sorry but my karma just ran over your dogma !
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