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Revealed: the Starbucks order that made worker want to quit

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A Starbucks worker has prompted laughter online after sharing a complex order from a customer. The order, made through the chain’s mobile app, saw a man called Edward request a drink including: five bananas, extra caramel drizzle, extra whipped cream, extra ice, extra cinnamon, seven pumps of caramel sauce, extra caramel crunch, one pump of honey blend, seven frappuccino chips and heavy cream. Sharing an image of the order on social media, the employee wrote: “On today’s episode of why I wanna quit my job.”

‘Don’t focus on me’ says ‘Sperminator’

A New York college professor who has fathered more than 80 children has been nicknamed “the Sperminator”. Speaking on television, Ari Nagel, 44, who has made frequent sperm donations said attention should be trained on those who want children and cannot have them. “Don’t focus on me, you more focus on them, who just, they want to have a family,” he said.

Pigeon-swamped town wants to send birds up north

A town in Berkshire that has become swamped by pigeons wants to send some of its feathered residents to North Yorkshire. Humans in Hungerford say the droppings from the pigeons are a health and safety risk as people could slip on the mess. The town’s local authorities want to catch the birds and send them to Whitby.

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