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A mix-up at a freight forwarding firm meant a dead woman's torso was diverted from a research facility in Florida and shipped to a wholesale shopping club in Massachusetts instead. Staff at the headquarters of BJ's Wholessales Club's HQ in Westborough, Mass, were initially unconcerned when the comparatively large package turned …

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Black Helicopters

Missing the point.

Fred! I think we've got an 'eater'!

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Honestly

I'd prefer a reference to Ms Stob's latest. Where's the fun when everyone's doing it, dear?

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Amusing

Dead funny, eh?

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Happy

Instead of 'perishable', it should have said:

" We who are already dead, salute you."

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Re: Instead of 'perishable', it should have said:

Except that it was just the torso that turned up.

Ever seen an armless man do a salute?

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Re: Ever seen an armless man do a salute

And if this alleged torso had a tattoo of a saluting Centurian on its sternum, would that satisfy you?

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Devil

Re: Instead of 'perishable', it should have said:

"Perished."

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Re: Ever seen an armless man do a salute

> And if this alleged torso had a tattoo of a saluting Centurian on its sternum, would that satisfy you?

Ahh, but that's a picture of a saluting Centurian, not the actual torso saluting, now isn't it? :-P

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Re: Ever seen an armless man do a salute

Perhaps I should have put this way.

We who are already dead and tattooed with a saluting Centurian - one or the other of us - salute you.

Better?

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Anonymous Coward

Should have come with a note - next time it's your horses head

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Anonymous Coward

No Soylent green jokes yet?

No Soylent green jokes yet?

What is the world coming to?

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Paris Hilton

MISERABLE TALE

I CANT IMAGINE THE STUPIDITY OF THOSE INVOLVED IN SHIPPING A DEAD WOMANS TORSO INSTEAD OF STEAKS TO A WHOLESALE CLUB THIS STORY MAKES ME WANT TO EAT MY FINGERS OFF AND SPIT THEM INTO A BLENDER AND THEN MIXING SOME BEEFEATERS AND SOME CELERY SEED IN WITH CLUB SODA AND CREATING

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Damn

That's made me hungry again.

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Pirate

Mmmmmm, long pig!

It IS barbecue season, after all.

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Not an American, so ...

.. Just wondered about this bit "a local cop told the local CBS radio news". I just wonder if that is as in fed them the information or, or simply responded to a question? Sorry, lots of phone hacking going on over here in the UK, and I believe you guys have much the same people controlling the news over there too. :)

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Paris Hilton

Reminds me of manbeef.com

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Anonymous Coward

Clarice calling

was it delivered with some fava beans and a nice chianti.?

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Coat

Where to store a torso?

Chest freezer, perhaps?

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Anonymous Coward

Meat is meat

some folk are uncommonly fussy about where it comes from

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Coat

Re: Meat is meat

Ah, but some say that meat is murder.

That'll be a crime scene now then.

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Re: Meat is murder

Juicy tasty murder......

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Holmes

Re: Meat is murder. Murder most delicious..

As in the best it is.

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Pint

that happened to me once

And my luggage ended up in Mexico

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I never realised you could ship corpses in the mail. This is going to make my murder intimidation so much easier.

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Joke

Told you...

.... they should have used Arial instead of Courier. Proportional fonts are so much easier for the people working at the distribution centre to read.

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Anonymous Coward

A fan of "Firefly" perhaps,...

but forgot to first check if the old war-buddy was still working there.

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"BJ's"

Hee hee, "BJ's". Look, it says "BJ's". BJ's!

OK, I'm done.

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