Skip to comments.That's no egg... kids on Easter chocolate hunt find hand grenade
Posted on 04/09/2012 12:52:09 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows
CHILDREN searching for chocolate on an Easter Egg hunt found a HAND GRENADE instead.
Police called in the bomb squad to explode the device after kids found it lying in a field.
Shocked dad Stuart Moffatt raised the alarm after he saw a young boy standing on the grenade during the egg hunt near Holford, Somerset.
We were beginning to count the eggs up at the end of the hunt and I saw a young boy, around three-years-old, standing on an object.
On closer inspection we realised it looked like a hand grenade. It was brown and about three or four inches high.
Avon and Somerset Police confirmed the grenade had been destroyed and bomb disposal teams declared the area safe.
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Props to my Peeps!
(But those Circus Peanut things can go to h*ll.)
A little gift from Bo.
Aw man...get OUT of my head!
My BGF and I have been laughing about them all week.
My dad eats ‘em like crazy.
She only likes them after they’re stale and I think they taste like Barbie dolls smell.
[put one in a microwave...it’s funny...but have something handy to put out the flames]
So it goes.
He hasn’t got his fingers in his ears.
Ford,Focus.1.6 or 1.8 Diesel (station wagon).They are okay to drive,the handling is superb.However the interior is a cheap mass of plastic junk. Strangely popular over here.No i don’t have one. :)
Was it a “Holy Hand Grenade?” Could the perp be the “killer rabbit” from Monty Python?
I’m thinkin’ someone doesn’t like their nasty little spawn...especially if the grenade was painted pretty colors.
I wonder how old the grenade was; Was it a recent model or one left over from WWII or WWI?
If it was new, they might have a problem...
There is a great deal of incuriosity on the part of the reporter. No mention or speculation as to where the grenade might have come from or how old the grenade might be. Certainly the bomb squad could have provided info on the type of grenade and its vintage. This total lack of mention of these facts triggers a 'cover up' alarm on my part. I'm thinking retail terrorism. However, the way the story is written it's as if grenades just pop out of the ground in the Spring like tulips.
Why, who knows?
Mayhap the Easter Bunny continued laying bombs all over...!
(My poor attempt at a Foghorn-Leghorn imitation)
Nah, too low a body count.
What does not kill them, makes them stronger.
Many candies are improved by being stale; e.g., Jujyfruits and orange slices.
And yes, it is sad that I have actually given thought to this issue.
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