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February 04, 2019

'WOULD-BE ROBBER SPLITS'

An attempted robbery at an Ontario convenience store was foiled when the would-be thief was struck with a banana. Startled store staff defended themselves by hitting the male suspect with the fruit, forcing him to flee.

(Thanks to Ralph)

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Monty Python has an excellent video on Self Defense Against Fresh Fruit.

This should be required viewing for convenience store employees.

Don't mess with a banana yielding one.

A banana can be an effective weapon.

There is an old Polish proverb:

"Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana"

bet he peeled out of the parking lot.

I hope they discounted that banana. No way it should sell at full price.

Would be robber splits..Ben and Jerry’s newest flavor

Somewhere, John Cleese is smiling.

You can fry 'em, you can slice 'em
Either way you oughta try some .. BANANAS
They are great with coconut or
chocolate sauce or peanut butter .. BANANAS
Oh, bananas have it all,
They make berries seem banal
From Montana to Mobile
Have bananas with your meal
They're the answer - what a deal
All your troubles seem to vanish
with .. BANANAS! (cha-cha-cha)

~Minnesota Fruit Council
~Prairie Home Companion, 1980's

Peel Police Department. HA!

^5 to MOTW. I remembered it as I read your post.

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