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Police mistaken for strippers at party

And other stories from the stranger side of life

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A police officer has been mistaken for a stripper while shutting down a swingers’ party in Argentina. When officers knocked on the door of the property they were surprised to be welcomed in. A reveller ran up to one of the officers and whispered: “Look at your eyes. You warm me.” Looking back over the evening, the officer commented: “It was comical and absurd at the same time.”

Man with giant penis in kids’ TV show

Danish television has launched a children’s show about a man with giant penis. John Dillermand, which is aimed at four- to eight-year-olds, is about a man with the world’s longest penis. Christian Groes, an associate professor and gender researcher at Roskilde University, is unimpressed. “It’s meant to be funny – so it’s seen as harmless,” he said. “But it’s not.”

Woman walks boyfriend to dodge curfew

Police in Canada have fined a woman after they caught her walking her partner like a dog on a leash during curfew. Quebec is under a four-week-long curfew that requires residents to stay in their homes from 8pm until 5am, however, walking a dog is an exception. When the woman was confronted by police, she reportedly told them she was just out “walking her dog”.

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