Weird News


May 13, 2017

Weird News

Elvis Presley's hair has reportedly been sold for PS1,000.

A lock of hair belonging to the late Jailhouse Rock hitmaker, which was believed to have been obtained by his personal barber, Homer Gill Gilleland, was a huge hit at a Catawiki auction and was snapped up for the large sum forty years after the singer's death.

Mark Borgman, a worker at the auction, told the Metro newspaper: "For fans and super-fans of music icons, there is the assumption that if you own a lock of hair that once belonged to someone famous, you would feel like you own a part of them forever."

A grandmother has become an Internet sensation because of her comedic resignation letter.

Marlene from Glasgow decided to quit her cleaning job, and in her letter informing her boss at her cleaning job, Mr MacGillivray she vented her frustration towards him and wished him luck finding "some other mug to clean the place", according to The Daily Mirror newspaper.

Marlene wrote: "The joab's c*** and I'm leaving. I'll no be back after June 30. Canny wait.

"Good luck getting some other mug to clean the place. Cheerio. (sic)"

Marlene's granddaughter, Kaitlyn McGrory, shared a picture on Twitter of the message, and her honest grandparent was dubbed a "legend" by social media users who retweeted the post.

Pimm's has introduced new cocktail 'Pimm's Fizz' ahead of World Cocktail Day this weekend.

The liqueur brand havsrevealed that by adding just 50 ml of Pimms No. 1, 25 ml of lemonade, 25 ml of sparkling wine, one orange slice, and a sprig of mint to a wine glass is the perfect way to create the tasteful spring or summer drink

The company has also opted to give alcohol drinkers a choice for their new favourite drink and has also introduced Pimm's and Proper, Pimm's Short, and the Gentleman's Mule.

Getting drunk in a pub is reportedly against the law. According to Section 12 of the Licensing Act 1872, "every person found drunk in any highway or other public place, whether a building or not, or on any licensed premises" could face a PS200 fine, according to the Burton Mail online.

Their data also state that carrying your DIY shopping home from a store could lead to a PS500 fine.

Section 54 of the Metropolitan Police Act 1839 says that it's an offence to "roll or carry any cask, tub, hoop, or wheel, or any ladder, plank, pole, showboard, or placard, upon any footway, except for the purpose of loading or unloading any cart or carriage, or of crossing the footway".