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sometimes news can be pretty darn funny. :lol:


British man puts out fire with underwear
Man uses a wet pair of his aunt’s size 18 underwear to fight kitchen fire

By RAPHAEL G. SATTER, AP



LONDON — They went from baggy knickers to the ultimate hotpants.
A fire department official in Britain says Jenny Marsey’s miraculous underwear saved the day by doubling as an emergency fire blanket during a kitchen blaze. Marsey’s nephew, John, was frying bread in her kitchen in Hartlepool, northeast England, on Sunday when the fire broke out.

He grabbed the nearest thing from a pile of washing to smother the fire — a wet pair of his aunt’s size 18 underwear.

The nephew’s quick thinking saved the kitchen but left Marsey’s underpants slightly scorched. “It could have been a lot worse,” said Marsey. “My family could have been in hospital but the knickers saved the day.”

A fire brigade spokesman said that the general principle — using a large, wet cloth to cover a grease fire — was a sound one.

As for using underwear: “Clearly it depends on what size you are,” he said, “but I don’t want to go there.”
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I believe it!.....You'd be shocked how durable those british knickers are!! :smt047

...I bet one could.....ummm.......swing from a ceiling fan with 'em!


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been nice knowin' ya hotchip.
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hotchip99 wrote:I believe it!.....You'd be shocked how durable those british knickers are!! :smt047

...I bet one could.....ummm.......swing from a ceiling fan with 'em!


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The fan would let loose from the ceiling...What do you really think happend to Humpty Dumpty?

We have Captain Underpants, they have Auntie Knickers. Just goes to show that in emergency situations, thongs aren't all they're cracked up to be.
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.... a wet pair of his aunt’s size 18 underwear.

Dare I ask... Why were they wet?

Ewwww.... :smt095
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maybe he does dishes and laundry at the same time???
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hotchap99 wrote: I believe it!.....You'd be shocked how durable those british knickers are!! :smt047

...I bet one could.....ummm.......swing from a ceiling fan with 'em!

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Keep runnin' cowboy... :125:

I'm fashioning a BIG catapult outta my knickers...! :smt063
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Piecemaker wrote: ... throngs aren't all they're cracked up to be.

LMFAOOOOO!!!!!! :smt005
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ferri wrote:maybe he does dishes and laundry at the same time???

As for YOU!!! :smt075

Naughty lil' ferri, posting stories about Aunty's Bloomers!!! :145:
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Baba O'Riley wrote:I'm fashioning a BIG catapult outta my knickers...! :smt063



For the record....a BIG catapult should be constructed out of...



...ummm......never mind[size=0]...Your knickers are far too tiny![/size]
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OK, a HUGE catapult!! :smt037
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Baba O'Riley wrote:OK, a HUGE catapult!! :smt037



I'm gonna shut up now.... :145:
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i think we should sneak quietly away. i wonder if aunties bloomers smell like lemon fresh joy?
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:123:


Must have been very big boxer shorts that were a couple of weeks worn.


eeewwwwwww!
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:lol: i bet the owner was glad she wasn't wearing them at the time too!
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