The Lane Train

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This Just In: Canadians Can Find Dirt, Deadly Weapons in Their Own Backyard

Posted by thelanetrain on June 24, 2008

Did you ever go outside and say, “Gee, I wish there was a way for me to acquire deadly weapons without having to deal with the government or intense background checks.” Well, consider moving to Canada. Reuters reported today that an Edmonton woman found a strange package in her backyard and took it to the police, who later revealed it to be a Canadian military hand grenade.  In what we believe to be the most “well, DUH” quote of the day, the police department said:

“It is quite unusual for someone to find a grenade in their backyard, especially one that hasn’t been spent,”

Thanks police department of Edmonton, we really had no idea.  We just assumed that loose grenades would be standard in every suburban home lot.

But man, the junk you find just lying around these days…


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