Saturday, September 20, 2008

Chute Happens

Out Of Site, Out Of Mind

A builder survived a six-storey fall down a lift shaft because workmates had been using it as a rubbish chute. Doctors in Podgorica, Montenegro, believe a pile of cardboard packaging and plastic at the bottom of the lift shaft cushioned Branislav Gomilic's fall so that he only broke his arm. "One minute he was talking to us, the next he had disappeared," said a colleague.

FOOTNOTE: No arm done.

7 comments:

Carolyn said...

You've outdone yourself. Chute Happens? No arm done? Brilliant.

I've missed you! Did you ever make it to Vancouver?

Sandi McBride said...

Ah yes, and all's well that ends well! Luckily he didn't fall on his head! While I'm here, I'd like to nominate Brenda at http://countryromance.blogspot.com/ for post of the day. Very touching post and so important to us right now at election time.
Sandi

Charles Gramlich said...

So, garbage has it's uses.

Abraham Lincoln said...

That was a beautiful fall and what better place to land than in a refuse pile.

The Egel Nest said...

Alternate Footnote:

This story amounts to a pile of junk...

Bradley
The Egel Nest

Carol said...

Sometimes you get the the shaft, and sometimes.......

Shrinky said...

Sorry mate, this is just a load of rubbish..