From the "Oregonian" newspaper, Friday, June 8, a real-life (er,death) example of the classic trailer-trash boast:

Todd Poller, 45, was apparently drinking with friends when heyelled, "Hey, watch this," grabbed a 5-inch perch from the creekand dropped it headfirst into his mouth. The fish became lodgedin Poller's throat and he choked to death.

Ed Nieubuurt

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