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`You hit a what?' SUV nearly slams into elephant (Should the SUV keep GOP tusk prize?)
Yahoo ^ | 11/06/09 | SEAN MURPHY

Posted on 11/05/2009 8:48:51 PM PST by Libloather

Edited on 11/05/2009 8:52:05 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

OKLAHOMA CITY It's not unusual to see a deer or a cow crossing Oklahoma's rural highways. But an elephant? A couple driving home from church nearly slammed into a giant pachyderm that had escaped from a nearby circus late Wednesday.


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KEYWORDS: circus; elephant; oklahoma; suv
From another report - Police say the 29-year-old elephant had escaped...

...probably from some 60's leftist radical parents who wouldn't let him go.

1 posted on 11/05/2009 8:48:51 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather
"Didn't have time to hit the brakes. The elephant blended in with the road," driver Bill Carpenter said Thursday. "At the very last second I said 'elephant!'"

Now that's a funny line right there.

2 posted on 11/05/2009 8:54:09 PM PST by SoDak (bitter clinger)
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To: Libloather

So that is the where the expression “Have you seen the elephant” comes from in pioneer days.


3 posted on 11/05/2009 8:54:36 PM PST by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: Libloather; windcliff

At least they didn’t see a pink elephant.


4 posted on 11/05/2009 9:00:23 PM PST by I Drive Too Fast
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Last night I was forced to shoot an elephant in my pajamas...How it got in to my pajamas I’ll never know!


5 posted on 11/05/2009 9:05:37 PM PST by BigCinBigD
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How it got in to my pajamas I’ll never know!

You've been waiting 50 years to deliver that punch line?

6 posted on 11/05/2009 9:11:03 PM PST by Libloather (Tea totaler, PROUD birther, mobster, pro-lifer, anti-warmer, enemy of the state...)
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Why did the elephant cross the road?

He didn't his trip was truncated.
7 posted on 11/05/2009 9:13:18 PM PST by smug (tanstaafl)
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Elephant topics are rare. I'm very patient.
8 posted on 11/05/2009 9:41:33 PM PST by BigCinBigD
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For some reason, this makes me want big fake tusks on the front of my SUV. I can see the libs mouths drop now.


9 posted on 11/05/2009 11:23:34 PM PST by Boiling point (If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.)
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"Didn't have time to hit the brakes. The elephant blended in with the road," driver Bill Carpenter said Thursday. "At the very last second I said 'elephant!'"
Now that's a funny line right there.

lol...I can't stop chuckling because that's exactly what people call out when they see a deer...deer! How weird to have to call out "elephant!"

10 posted on 11/06/2009 7:21:14 AM PST by DouglasKC
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