Saturday, April 10, 2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/10/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/10/2010A man in Britain who made a politically incorrect joke at work has committed suicide. The man he made the joke to was not offended, but another co-worker overheard him, and reported him to management. The unfortunate fellow was suspended pending an investigation, and he shot himself rather than face the loss of his job.

In other news, a man in Greece has sued the Lindahls dairy in Jönköping, Sweden, because it used a photo of his face for the label of Turkish yoghurt product without his permission. Since he is Greek, and not Turkish, the yoghurt label was doubly offensive.

Thanks to AA, C. Cantoni, Gaia, Insubria, JD, KGS, Nilk, Sean O’Brian, TB, Zenster, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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