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Thursday, January 24, 2013

How do you handle cheese on fire?

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"A road tunnel in northern Norway will be shut for several weeks after a 27-ton truckload of sweet goat's milk cheese caught fire."

You just can't make this stuff up. It took firefighters 4 days to put out the molten cheese. Not too long of a time when you consider that some of the firefighters had to get fondue sticks, another group had to stop for bread sliced into cubes, and every one else had to bring the wine and a piano for sing-alongs during the feast.

All went well. When a reporter asked one of the firefighters how their efforts were going, he replied, "It's not gouda, but it's not too baa-aad either."


Sorry. Sorry. I just heard a popular rapper wail a "song" full of puns. It was terrible. Of course, puns always get a bad rap ...

1 comment:

Cheryl said...

There is a fire that I wouldn't mind being close to...as long as the firefighters shared their fondue sticks and bread cubes.

I appreciate a good pun. They often beat out other forms of humor.