Archive | June, 2010

Yes, you CAN throw a brick in the passive voice.

23 Jun

She said: “A brick was thrown from an overhead bridge and just missed the driver’s head by about six inches.

“There was a great big smash – like a bomb going off – and we were showered with glass. It was terrifying.

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Steak Quesadilla Towers are for people.

22 Jun

Customers at a Batavia restaurant got a bit of a fright Sunday night when a deer came crashing through the window. The four-legged intruder smashed its way into an Applebees around seven o clock. One customer says the deer nearly slid into the booth next to his before veering away.

Bruce Beck described, “It was like a bomb hitting because of all the glass crashing.”

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Somebody’s angry. (Or … That’s called a sign. Part II)

21 Jun

The church was in the middle of Sunday services when the ceiling fell, hitting some of the 210 people inside.

“It sounded like a bomb or something,” said Sylvia Hewitt, who was inside when it happened. “There was dust everywhere. And people were trying to run out.”

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Two out of four ain’t bad.

20 Jun

State troopers were chasing the car, but when speeds continued to increase, they terminated the pursuit. About six blocks later, the car failed to negotiate a turn and slammed into the home. The owners were asleep at the time and say it sounded like a bomb went off.

When troopers arrived they found two people inside the car, however both the driver and another passenger took off on foot.

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19 Jun

Upon arrival, officers saw they were dealing with an unusual situation, as the trailer full of recycled newspaper was ripped open and creased in the middle.

“I was in my house and when it hit, it sounded like a bomb went off,” said a long-time Prather Avenue resident.

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That’s called a sign.

18 Jun

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Choir practice at Harvest Kingdom Jubilee Ministries came to an abrupt end Tuesday night when the sound of praise was interrupted by a powerful thunderstorm.

“It sounded like a bomb hit the ceiling,” said church member William Revill.

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Along similar lines.

17 Jun

Somewhere a dog barked.