Woman called police when KFC got her order wrong
And other stories from the stranger side of life
A US woman called police on Saturday beause she was angry about her chicken sandwich from KFC. Authorities responded to a KFC restaurant in Wisconsin after an unidentified woman contacted them, claiming the fast-food eatery's drive-thru employee was “giving her attitude” after getting her order wrong.
Women paid to decorate Christmas trees for busy people
Two women in Australia are getting paid £13 an hour to decorate Christmas trees for people who are too busy to do it themselves. Speaking of the business she and her sister Giovanna Avati have set up, Veronika Gentile said it started out when she received compliments from friends for how well she decorated her own tree, and “one of them even asked if I would set up their tree for them”.
John Lennon sunglasses sell for £137,500
A pair of John Lennon's sunglasses the singer once left behind in the back seat of a car have sold for nearly £137,500 at an auction. The round, green-tinted lenses and their golden frame were sold by Alan Herring, a chauffeur for members of The Beatles. “For my family’s sake it makes sense for me to say goodbye to my collection now,” he said.
––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more outlandish tales and news to make you smile, sign up for our new Tall Tales email at theweek.co.uk/sign-up-for-the-tall-tales-email. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––