Friday Fun Facts

Drug Dealer Realizes Taxi Driver is a Cop – Taxi is a Cop Car

A suspected drug dealer carrying 1,000 marijuana cigarettes climbed into the back of what he thought was a taxi, but he soon realized was a police car.  The man was looking “to get home quickly” when he climbed into the back of what he thought was a taxi cab Thursday.  The man “received a big surprise when he realized it was actually a police car he was sitting in,” police said. “The police officers were happy to see him, since he was carrying around 1,000 joints.”


$284 Billion Electricity Bill – Too Many Christmas Lights?

A Pennsylvania utility customer got the shock of her life when she opened her utility bill and saw she owed $284 billion.  “My eyes just about popped out of my head,” said Mary Horomanski. “We had put up Christmas lights and I wondered if we had put them up wrong.”  She was told she had until November 2018 to pay the entire amount. Her first payment for December was only $28,156.  The actual balance was $284.46.  The utility company issued this statement.  “We can’t recall ever seeing a bill for billions of dollars.  We appreciate the customer’s willingness to reach out to us about the mistake.”  Ya think?


Burnt Bagel Causes Airport Evacuation

Travelers at St. Louis Lambert International Airport were forced to evacuate into the chilly night Tuesday after a bagel spent too much time in the toaster.  Terminal 2 of the St. Louis airport was evacuated because an employee burned a bagel at a restaurant in the terminal.  Travelers were forced to wait outside in 11-degree cold and then go through TSA checkpoints again to get back inside.  The evacuation caused hundreds of travelers to walk on the tarmac beneath jet bridges as they were evacuated.