Legends

This is a selection of legends from the Urban Legends Reference Pages that I think can inspire interesting or funny stories. If you think I left out one that you really, really, really want for your story, just tell me about it.

Listing 238 legends ordered by legend number

# Legend Category Edition Used
1 Adulterous couple gets stuck in automobile during tryst. Love: Betrayal 1 Yes
2 Ghostly handprints appear on cars at a San Antonio railway crossing. Horrors: Ghosts 1 Claimed
3 A well-guarded car proves not to be so well guarded after all when it's found one morning turned around in its parking spot, sporting a "If we want it, we'll take it" note from the mischievous thieves. Autos: Theft 1 Yes
4 Coca-Cola is an effective spermicide. Cokelore 1 No
5 Combining Coca-Cola and aspirin will get you high. Cokelore 1 Claimed
6 Student returning to dorm room naked is surprised by his girlfriend and her parents. College: Embarrass 1 No
7 Female student asks biology instructor why semen tastes so salty. College: Risque 1 No
8 Actor disguised as a beggar used to test divinity students' compassion. College: Exam 1 No
9 Statues bow or call out messages when a virgin walks by. College: Halls 1 Yes
10 Odd-looking building got that way because someone read the plans wrong and built it backwards. College: Halls 1 No
11 Famous psychic predicts Halloween murder on campus. Horrors: Madmen 1 Yes
12 University of Texas student loses both kidneys to organ thieves. Horrors: Robbery 1 Yes
13 Angry fraternity exacts revenge on its enemies with adulterated donuts. College: Pranks 1 No
14 Hooker sent to a john's room turns out to be his daughter. College: Risque 1 Claimed
    15 Summer intern at prestigious law firm sends embarrassing message to co-workers. Embarrass: Email 1 Yes
    16 Japanese software replaces Microsoft error messages with haiku poetry. Computer: Internet 1 Yes
    17 Account claims Dell is selling computers with keyboard loggers installed at the behest of the Department of Homeland Security Computer: Internet 1 No
    18 Police fool a criminal into confessing through a ruse involving a photocopier and a colander. Legal 1 Yes
    Claimed
    • McKay/Sheppard story claimed by js1gump
    19 Rapists lure victims by posing as police officers and initiating traffic stops. Horrors: Mayhem 1 No
    20 Crooks unintentionally turn themselves in by calling 911. Crime: Dumdum 1 No
    21 Prospective gang members are initiated by killing the drivers of cars who flash their headlights at them. Horrors: Madmen 1 No
    22 Gang members are depositing a deadly mixture of LSD and strychnine on pay phone buttons. Horrors: Mayhem 1 Yes
    23 Gang initiates in the Memphis and DeSoto areas must kill a woman and small child in a Wal-Mart. Crime: Gangs 1 No
    24 Three streakers had their car stolen while they were running nude through a restaurant. Crime: Deserts 1 No
    25 Clever people enticed thieves into "stealing" their trash during garbage strikes by gift-wrapping it. Crime: Mootloot 1 Claimed
    26 Thieves make off with a suitcase, only to find it contains a wildcat. Critters: Farce 1 No
    27 Dough from an exploded biscuit canister leads a woman to believe she's been shot. Crime: Safety 1 No
    28 Old lady pulls gun on men she finds sitting in her car, then discovers that it's not her car. Crime: Justice 1 No
    29 Some older model cordless phones call 911 by themselves when their batteries are dying. Crime: Safety 1 Yes
    30 Gun-toting Australian granny blows the testicles off two men who raped her granddaughter. Crime: Justice 1 No
    31 A serial killer in Baton Rouge lures women from their homes by playing a recording of a crying baby. Crime: Warnings 1 Yes
    32 Rapists are using little children who appear to be lost to lure victims. Crime: Warnings 1 No
    33 Elephant kills zookeeper by defecating on him. Critters: Malice 1 No
    34 Seeing eye dog named Lucky causes the deaths of four of his owners. Critters: Malice 1 Yes
    35 Carpet installer pounds bump flat, then discovers family pet is missing. Critters: Mishaps 1 No
    36 Destructive act is blamed on convenient pet. Critters: Mishaps 1 Yes
    37 Dutiful son sends expensive talking bird to Mom, who mistakes it for a game bird and eats it. Critters: Mishaps 1 No
    38 Family pet startles man by sticking its cold nose into his genitals. Critters: Farce 1 Yes
    39 Kids leave turkey neck sticking out of Dad's pants; Mom faints when she sees cat gnawing on it. Risque: Penile 1 No
    40 Birdwatcher returns the call of rare bird only to discover he's been warbling at another birdwatcher. Critters: Farce 1 No
    41 Woman pens hilarious account of family's efforts to rescue trapped cat from garbage disposal. Critters: Disposal 1 No
    42 Swedish navy mistakes minks for enemy submarines. Critters: Gnus 1 Yes
    43 Alligators dwell in the sewers beneath New York City. Critters: Lurkers 1 No
    44 Giant catfish frighten divers sent to repair dams. Critters: Lurkers 1 No
    45 Waterskier falls into underwater nest of snakes Critters: Snakes 1 No
    46 Bargain-hunting shopper is fatally bitten by snake lurking in winter coat. Critters: Snakes 1 No
    47 Woman is impregnated by octopus eggs. Pregnant 1 Yes
    48 A man stuck in cat door without his pants is mistaken for a work of art. Embarrass: Buff 1 Yes
    49 A man who tries to retrieve his morning newspaper in the altogether is inadvertently locked out of his home. Embarrass: Buff 1 Yes
    50 A hotel guest unwittingly chooses the skylight over a restaurant as the perfect place to get an all-over tan. Embarrass: Buff 1 Claimed
    51 Africans were horrified by an American baby food company's product packaging. Business: Market 1 No
    52 Food-related cultural differences lead to humorous incidents. Travel: Foreign 1 No
    53 International cookbook compiled by California home economics teachers includes recipe for "Stuffed Camel." Food: Prepare 1 No
    54 Bride wonders about family tradition of cutting the ends off of roasts before cooking them. Weddings: Newlywed 1 No
    55 Mountain Dew will shrink testicles and lower sperm count. Medical: Potables 1 Yes
    56 The combination of shrimp and Vitamin C tablets will cause arsenic poisoning. Medical: Toxins 1 No
    57 A death curse threatens U.S. Presidents elected in years evenly divisible by twenty. History: American 1 No
    58 Town's haunted house attraction is so scary that no one has ever completed a tour of it. Horrors: Mayhem 1 Yes
    59 Chanting "Bloody Mary!" thirteen times in front of a candlelit mirror will summon a vengeful spirit. Horrors: Ghosts 1 Yes
    60 A blow-up doll left as a Christmas gift caused hilarity one Christmas. Holidays: Christmas 1 No
    61 Terrorist attempting to light the fuse to a bomb hidden in his rectum is foiled by airline personnel. Humor: Iftrue 1 No
    62 Pacific Palisades High School placed an unusual message on their school telephone answering system. Humor: Iftrue 1 No
    63 Researchers have developed genetically engineered fruit trees that bear meat. Humor: Iftrue 1 No
    64 Roto-Rooter men find lots of strange things found in customers' drains. Humor: Iftrue 1 Yes
    65 A medical study has determined that working with idiots is 'one of the deadliest forms of stress.' Humor: Iftrue 1 Yes
    66 A man comes up with an inventive way to get even with two rude fellows. Humor: Jokes 1 No
    67 Thieves mistakenly break into sperm bank and consume 'vanilla pudding' they find there. Humor: Jokes 1 No
    68 Naked woman distracts drivers by washing their windshields while her partner robs the car. Humor: Jokes 1 No
    69 Man tricked into believing he's won the lottery confesses to adulterous affair. Love: Betrayal 1 No
    70 Young man discovers pharmacist who sold him condoms is his date's father. College: Risque 1 Yes
    71 Wife traps husband and his mistress in the back of a recreational vehicle. Love: Revenge 1 No
    72 Abandoned wife receives diet ad emblazoned with "Try it!" post-it note and is inspired to kill the husband's new girlfriend, who she believes sent it to her. Love: Revenge 1 No
    73 Tourists who have taken rocks from Hawaiian beaches have returned them in hopes of ending streaks of bad luck. Luck 1 No
    74 AIDS was created by the CIA. Medical: Disease 1 No
    75 Typhoid Mary caused the deaths of thousands of people. Medical: Disease 1 No
    76 The drug Premarin is produced from the urine of pregnant horses. Medical: Drugs 1 No
    77 Man dressed as superhero knocks himself unconscious after tying wife to bed. Risque: Kinky 1 Yes
    78 Sane people are mistaken for lunatic asylum inmates. Medical: Asylum 1 No
    79 Fighting on opposite sides, father and son meet one last time on a Civil War battlefield. Found in the dying boy's pocket is the melody now known as Taps. Music: Songs 1 No
    80 Soldier serving overseas during the Gulf War receives a video of his wife having sex with other men and demanding a divorce. Military 1 No
    81 Aircraft carrier orders lighthouse to change course. Military 1 No
    82 After the Germans constructed a phony wooden airfield as a decoy during World War II, the British sent a plane to drop a wooden bomb on it. Military 1 No
    83 General George S. Patton Jr. discovered the French were honoring a latrine pit. Military 1 No
    84 Custom allows marriage-minded gals to propose to their boyfriends on February 29. Oldwives 1 No
    85 Girl is impregnated by sperm in swimming pool. Pregnant 1 No
    86 A man who has had an embryo implanted in his abdomen is engaged in the world's first human male pregnancy. Pregnant 1 Yes
    87 Childless couple discovers the cause of their infertility is a lack of sex. Pregnant 1 No
    88 Adulterous couple discovers their spouses are also having an affair. Risque: Adultery 1 No
    89 Green M&Ms are an aphrodisiac. Risque: Aphrodisiacs 1 Yes
    90 The drug clomipramine can cause orgasms in yawning patients. Risque: Aphrodisiacs 1 Yes
    91 Men think about sex every seven seconds. Science: Stats 1 No
    92 Police officer catches man screwing a pumpkin. Risque: Caught 1 No
    93 Naked woman invites her husband to "come and get it" in front of surprise party guests. Risque: Caught 1 No
    94 Couple accidentally returns erotic tape of themselves to video store. Risque: Porn 1 Yes
    Claimed
      95 Copulating couple becomes stuck together in a case of penis captivus. Risque: Penile 1 No
      96 A wife punishes her husband's infidelity with a hot curling iron up his backside. Risque: Revenge 1 No
      97 Woman superglues cheating partner's penis to his leg. Risque: Revenge 1 No
      98 A man seeking sexual pleasure catches his penis in a swimming pool suction fitting. Risque: Penile 1 No
      99 The penis of gangster John Dillinger is on display at a Smithsonian museum. Risque: Penile 1 No
      100 Tent trailer collapses at campground, exposing couple engaged in intercourse. Risque: Caught 1 Claimed
      101 An American tourist picked up pacing outside a foreign hotel is mistaken for a streetwalker; she avoids going to jail by purchasing a license to practice prostitution. Risque: Hookers 1 Yes
      102 FAA instructs British train engineers in the proper use of a chicken cannon. Science 1 No
      103 Scientists are predicting that the sun will explode in less than six years. Science 1 No
      104 A planet-dissolving dust cloud will wipe out the solar system in 2014. Science 1 No
      105 Golfer is poisoned by chewing on his tee. Horrors: Poison 1 No
      106 Waterproof sunscreen causes blindness. Inboxer: Household 1 Yes
      107 Airplane pilot's risqué comment into open mike is overheard by passengers. Risque: Tattled 1 Yes
      108 Imported cactus explodes and spews baby tarantulas everywhere. Horrors: Insects 1 Yes
      Claimed
      • McKay/Sheppard story claimed by krysalys
      109 Clown statue that spooks babysitter turns out to be a man hiding in the house. Horrors: Madmen 1 No
      110 Bug enters person's ear and eats its way through his brain. Horrors: Insects 1 Yes
      111 A hand-held police radar unit successfully tracked a military aircraft on maneuvers, nearly causing the aircraft to fire a missile in response. Horrors: Techno 1 No
      112 Bride-to-be sends over-the-top list of instructions to her attendants. Weddings: Embarrass 1 Yes
      113 A couple who return to the hotel where they honeymooned are shocked to discover their wedding night activities were videotaped and made available to other guests. Weddings: Newlywed 1 No
      114 A vengeful Muslim wife does in her husband's new wife by hiding a scorpion in the bride's wig. Weddings: Horrors 1 No
      115 Tampon used to stanch deadly wound saves Marine's life. Military 2 Yes
      116 A mechanic working in a car's trunk mistaken for a kidnapping victim. Autos: Mishaps 2 No
      117 The military puts saltpeter in the food and drink of enlisted men to control their sexual urges. Military 2 Yes
      118 Cake inscriptions gone wrong. Food: Prepare 2 Yes
      119 An adulterous couple trysting in a sports car becomes trapped inside the automobile (and each other) and has to be cut out by the fire department. Love: Betrayal 2 No
      120 A motorist who has a run-in with ruffians afterwards finds the severed fingers of his assailants caught on his car. Horrors: Gruesome 2 No
      121 The remains of a smoldering JATO-equipped Chevrolet Impala were found embedded in the side of a cliff in the Arizona desert. Autos: Dream 2 No
      122 An older woman takes revenge on the sassy young thing who brazenly zips into the parking space she'd been waiting for. Autos: Insurance 2 No
      123 Sober patron staggers out of bar at closing time to lure police away from his drunken friends. Autos: Law 2 No
      124 Motorist caught speeding by photo radar pays fine with picture of money; police send him photo of handcuffs in return. Autos: Law 2 No
      125 Driver sets the cruise control on his vehicle, then slips into the backseat for a nap. Autos: Techno 2 No
      126 Car's bad performance is caused by the driver's hanging her purse on the choke lever. Autos: Techno 2 No
      127 Mold that forms in pancake mix can cause life-threatening allergic reaction. Medical: Toxins 2 Claimed
      • McKay/Sheppard story claimed by krysalys
      128 Cars equipped with remote keyless entry systems can be unlocked via cell phone. Autos: Techno 2 Yes
      129 Adding acetone to gasoline in an effort to improve gas mileage is a good idea. Autos: Techno 2 No
      130 American Express issues a special black card that allows its holders to buy anything. Business: Bank 2 No
      131 A bank issued a credit card to a tree. Business: Bank 2 No
      132 Apology letter sent to a wronged customer is marred by attached instructions to send the recipient the standard grovel. Business: Consumer 2 No
      133 Customers whose guaranteed hotel reservations were not honored protest by preparing humorous PowerPoint presentation. Business: Consumer 2 No
      134 Famous fix-it man charges $1 for marking an 'X' and $4,999 for knowing where to make it. Business: Genius 2 No
      135 A store made good on its offer to sell stereos for "299 bananas" when customers proffered the fruit as payment. Business: Deals 2 No
      136 Respected instructor is forced by university regulations to obtain an advanced degree in the subject he already teaches; the first class he enrolls in uses a textbook he wrote. College: Admin 2 No
      137 Students who arrive to find a tape recorder spewing the day's lecture retaliate by leaving tape recorders of their own behind to capture it. College: Admin 2 No
      138 College fills open faculty position through cynical job posting. College: Admin 2 No
      139 A physics professor gives a final examination that requires his students to explain how to measure the height of a tall building using a barometer. Instead of the expected answer, one student provides several unique but technically correct alternative solutions to the problem. College: Exam 2 No
      140 Student provides clever support for his answer about the physical properties of Hell. College: Exam 2 No
      141 Professor enters classroom through transom to spring pop quiz. College: Exam 2 No
      142 Student under the influence writes bizarre exam paper. College: Exam 2 No
      143 Student mistakes example of unsolvable math problem for homework assignment and solves it. College: Homework 2 Claimed
      144 Professor recognizes resubmission of his own term paper. College: Homework 2 No
      145 Class trains professor to stand in one corner of classroom. College: Pranks 2 No
      146 Microsoft is marketing the iLoo, an Internet-capable portable toilet. Computer: Internet 2 No
      147 Japanese thieves send a 'thank you' note to a bank after robbing it. Crime: Clever 2 No
      148 Mistaken belief that car radios in Fords contain chips that pick up satellite TV spurs car vandals. Crime: Mootloot 2 No
      149 Man who can't motivate police to investigate a break-in attempt at his home reports a shooting instead. Crime: Safety 2 No
      150 Kryptonite brand locks can be picked with ordinary Bic pens. Crime: Warnings 2 Yes
      151 Some residence locks are vulnerable to unauthorized entry through the use of "bump keys." Crime: Warnings 2 No
      152 Kitten is catapulted over treetops during rescue attempt. Critters: Mishaps 2 No
      153 Firemen successfully rescue stranded cat then run over it. Critters: Mishaps 2 No
      154 Tranquilizer given to cat causes opposite reaction. Critters: Mishaps 2 Yes
      155 Frustrated soldier throws snooty lady's dog off train; bystander comments he'd gotten rid of the wrong irritant. Critters: Mishaps 2 No
      156 Match used to splint a budgie's injured leg ignites and causes the bird to explode. Critters: Mishaps 2 No
      157 Dog leads wife to home of husband's mistress. Love: Betrayal 2 No
      158 A child smuggles a penguin out of an amusement park. Critters: Farce 2 No
      159 Crafters have been asked to knit sweaters for oil-soaked penguins. Critters: Crusader 2 Claimed
      • McKay/Sheppard story claimed by sidrin
      160 The Oregon Department of Transportation blew up a dead whale. Critters: Disposal 2 Yes
      161 Wild pachyderm wreaks havoc on Indian village after falling in love with domesticated elephant. Critters: Gnus 2 No
      162 Amorous moose woos a lawn ornament. Critters: Gnus 2 No
      163 Snakes have been used as weapons in hold-ups. Critters: Gnus 2 No
      164 Woman smuggles snakes into Sweden by carrying them in her bra. Critters: Gnus 2 No
      165 Attorney General John Ashcroft believes calico cats are a sign of the devil. Critters: Gnus 2 No
      166 Love Bugs are the result of a genetic experiment gone wrong. Critters: Lurkers 2 No
      167 Boy mistakes baby snakes for worms while fishing. Critters: Snakes 2 No
      168 Porcupines can throw their quills from a distance. Critters: Wild 2 No
      169 Bonobos and dolphins are the only animals other than humans who engage in sex for pleasure. Critters: Wild 2 No
      170 Indonesian villagers captured a 49-foot, 983-pound python. Critters: Wild 2 No
      171 A mysterious bolt in a bedroom floor turns out to be holding up the chandelier in the room below. Embarrass: Accident 2 No
      172 Law firm secretary sends caustic reply to senior associate's e-mail request for a £4 cleaning bill reimbursement. Embarrass: Email 2 No
      173 A stock clerk's mishearing leads to an embarrassing question being broadcast over the store's P.A. system. Embarrass: Feminine 2 No
      174 A youngster embarrassingly confuses sanitary pads with dinner napkins. Embarrass: Feminine 2 No
      175 Intern for U.S. senator sends embarrassing break-up e-mail to his girlfriend. Embarrass: Email 2 No
      176 A woman stuck to a toilet seat provides a physician with an opportunity for the perfect bon mot. Embarrass: Doctor 2 No
      177 Restroom user responds to cell phone user's conversation overheard from the next stall. Embarrass: Mistaken 2 No
      178 Clueless cooks in the process of commiting Thanksgiving mayhem call turkey hot lines. Holidays: Thanksgiving 2 No
      179 For twenty-five years, two brothers-in-law traded the same pair of gift pants back and forth between them, each time finding more inventive ways to wrap them. Holidays: Christmas 2 Yes
      180 Bride cancels her wedding after announcing that the groom slept with the maid of honor. Weddings: Embarrass 2 No
      181 Couple is caught taking risqué pictures in an amusement park photo booth. Risque: Caught 2 Yes
      182 Young couple is surprised by party guests while engaging in sexual play. Risque: Caught 2 No
      183 Young couple stains a white sofa during anal sex and blame it on the dog. Risque: Kinky 2 No
      184 Man faints at discotheque after stuffing a cucumber into his pants. Risque: Penile 2 No
      185 Man staples scrotum back together after slicing it open while masturbating with shop machinery. Risque: Penile 2 No
      186 Woman who suffers a seizure clamps down on the penis of the man she's orally pleasuring. Risque: Penile 2 No
      187 Woman is impregnated with sperm carried by bullet. Pregnant 2 No
      188 Daughter uses mother's birth control pills and replaces them with aspirin. Pregnant 2 No
      189 The exotic medallion worn so proudly by a society matron bears an embarrassing inscription identifying her as a prostitute. Risque: Hookers 2 No
      190 AIDS victim exacts revenge on opposite sex by deliberately infecting lovers. Horrors: Madmen 2 No
      191 Woman's ribald telephone message describing her previous night's date is forwarded all over town. Risque: Tattled 2 No
      192 Brain-damaged LSD user believes himself to be glass of orange juice. Horrors: Drugs 2 Yes
      193 Gnome captured in the woods by drug-tripping teens turns out to be lost child. Horrors: Drugs 2 No
      194 Zero Population Growth terrorists have taken to boobytrapping toilets in men's restrooms. Horrors: Mayhem 2 No
      195 A vaguely menacing dream keeps a woman from being involved in a fatal crash. Horrors: Ghosts 2 Claimed
      196 Onlookers notice that the stranger dancing with a local girl has cloven hooves. Horrors: Ghosts 2 No
      197 The spiral stairway at Santa Fe's Loretto Chapel miraculously stands despite having no discernable means of support. Horrors: Ghosts 2 No
      198 Careless industrial worker is blinded for life when his contact lenses fuse to his eyes. Horrors: Techno 2 No
      199 Amusement park accident results in scalping. Horrors: Techno 2 No
      200 A construction worker survived an accident which poked an 18-inch-long drill bit through one eye and out through his skull. Horrors: Techno 2 No
      201 Motorcyclist on bike that has lost its brakes gives helmet to girlfriend, saving her life at the cost of his own. Horrors: Traffic 2 No
      202 Microsoft employee tells difficult customer he's "too stupid to own a computer." Humor: Business 2 No
      203 Insect-infested house is destroyed when too many "bug bombs" set by owner are ignited. Humor: Follies 2 No
      204 Nostradamus predicted that December 2000 would see "the village idiot come forth to be acclaimed the leader in the home of greatest power." Humor: Iftrue 2 No
      205 An 83-year-old grandmother beat up six airport security guards. Humor: Iftrue 2 Claimed
      206 U.S. Congress considers passage of the "Americans with No Abilities" Act. Humor: Iftrue 2 No
      207 Native Americans provide NASA with a cryptic message to take to the moon. Humor: Jokes 2 No
      208 Humorous list compiles a collection of howlers gleaned from patients' medical charts. Humor: Lists 2 No
      209 Job seeker sends sarcastic employment application to McDonald's and is hired. Humor: Letters 2 No
      210 A one-item psych test will reveal the psychopaths in your life. Inboxer: Hoaxes 2 No
      211 Hunting for Bambi, a Las Vegas-based business, has been conducting "hunts" of naked women for customers armed with paintball guns. Inboxer: Outrage 2 No
      212 Young man tries to distract his date's parents from his dinnertime faux paus by inadvertently calling their attention to an even more embarrassing situation. Love: Dating 2 No
      213 A man having dinner with his fiancée's parents zips the edge of the tablecloth into his pants by mistake. Love: Dating 2 No
      214 Abandoned wife throws herself out a window and lands on her husband. Love: Revenge 2 No
      215 A deceived woman exacts revenge on her married lover by slipping his wedding ring onto his penis. Love: Revenge 2 No
      216 A drug called Progesterex is being used by date rapers to sterilize their victims. Medical: Drugs 2 No
      217 Drug traffickers are hiding small amounts of ricin in methamphetamine labs to kill law enforcement officers. Medical: Toxins 2 No
      218 Use of a laptop computer can reduce a man's sperm count. Medical: Toxins 2 No
      219 The family of a POW are reassured by letter sent by their son until they steam off the stamp and read what's written there. Military 2 No
      220 Bigot who demands the local military provide suitable escorts for his teen daughters is given his comeuppance. Military 2 No
      221 A photograph of a shark jumping out of the water to attack a diver dangling from a helicopter is real. Photos: Animals 2 No
      222 "Dogs and sailors: Keep off the grass" admonishments were commonly displayed in U.S. naval towns. Military 2 No
      223 The youngest mother on record was a five-year-old Peruvian girl. Pregnant 2 No
      224 Drug test cheater is caught when urinalysis reveals that he's pregnant. Pregnant 2 No
      225 NASA scientists discovered a lost day in time. Religion 2 No
      226 Marking 'Jedi' as your religion on census forms will force your government to grant it official status. Religion 2 Claimed
      227 A blind girl "saw" the flash of the first atomic bomb test. Science 2 No
      228 The average person swallows eight spiders per year. Science: Stats 2 No
      229 A study undertaken by the World Health Organization concluded that natural blondes are likely to be extinct within 200 years. Science: Stats 2 No
      230 Sneezing seven times in a row is the same as an orgasm. Science: Stats 2 No
      231 It takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile. Science 2 No
      232 Pouring salt water into their coin slots will induce vending machines to dispense free product. Science 2 No
      233 Bride's mix-up results in an embarrassingly inappropriate Bible verse being inscribed on her wedding cake. Weddings: Embarrass 2 No
      234 A scorned woman dumped a bucket of manure onto the bride who ended up with her boyfriend. Weddings: Embarrass 2 No
      235 Bride and groom are arrested after fighting over cake-feeding custom. Weddings: Embarrass 2 No
      236 A bride kidnapped on her honeymoon turns up years later as a mutilated freak in a sex show. Weddings: Horrors 2 No
      237 Pilot locks himself out of the cockpit and has to use a fire axe to get back to the controls. Travel: Airline 2 Yes
      238 A man soared three miles above Los Angeles in an "aircraft" consisting of a lawn chair tethered to helium weather balloons. Travel: Airline 2 No