(b) How noteworthy is finding a dead fowl on the sidewalk?
But to sidebar for a moment…
The writers assumption was that the rooster lost its nut as part of a Santeria ritual (which is different than a Sangria ritual, where you would just get drunk with the rooster, then maybe run with a bull together, but definitely no beheading).
This makes sense. I mean, outside of fearing that your neighborhood was suddenly infested by vampire chickens, why else would you cut the head off of a rooster and leave it laying on the sidewalk? (Hey, if they can make a movie about vampire dogs–why not vampire poultry?)
I’m curious what is the most unusual thing you’ve ever found/come across on a sidewalk? I’m sure you have some great stories on this.
My “most unusual thing on a sidewalk” is actually kinda lame. I am constantly perplexed when I find single shoes on the street–and this happens all the time. How can someone lose a single shoe? Wouldn’t you notice that, like, right away?
I realized how lame this observation was when I once shared it with a friend, who immediately reminded me:
(a) that one time a man defecated on the sidewalk next to me, so I guess what he left behind was a little odd to see on a sidewalk, and
(b) that he himself had once found a prosthetic human leg laying in the middle of a sidewalk.
So tell me–what’s your best story about finding some strange thing on the sidewalk?
1382 East Capitol Street, NE “Dear PoPville, the boards have come off of the Al’s Pizza building on E Capitol; any chance they’re coming back?”
Photo by Geoff Livingston You can talk about whatever is on your mind – quality of life issues, a beautiful tree you spotted, scuttlebutt, or any random questions/thoughts you may…
Yesterday we noted the “new” Nixon Campaign Headquarters that sprouted in the old Caribou Coffee space at 17th and Pennsylvania Ave, NW. Thanks to all who passed on this alert…
photo by Trent Bauserman Thanks to Trent for sending around 8:30am: “Overturned car in Bloomingdale, 1st and Randolph”