Friday, October 23, 2009
Almost All Are True
(a) A judge in California told juror-candidates that if they were embarrassed to admit that they couldn't be fair, just to make up another excuse, and he'd let them go.
(b) Australia's tax agency signed up as a sponsor of this year's awards pageant for the country's pornography and prostitution industry.
(c) The insurer Lloyd's of London wrote a policy on a male model that would pay off if accident or illness caused him to lose 85 percent of his chest hair.
(d) A court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, approved the forcible implanting of a radio frequency identification tag in the arms of a man's two wives so he can monitor their whereabouts.
Answer to Almost All Are True: (a), (b), and (c) are true.