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See, now if Kenya and her roommate were armed, justice could have been served here.

Posted by Mr. Poe | April 11, 2008 3:12 PM
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And what's so funny?

Posted by monkey | April 11, 2008 3:14 PM
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How would you have written it?

Posted by Terratint | April 11, 2008 3:15 PM
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That sentence is utter shit and I hope everyone here immediately sees that.

Here, let me break it down for you:

The SUBJECT of a dog MODIFIER OF DOG MODIFIER OF HOW LEGS BROKEN MODIFIER OF WHERE LEGS BROKEN MODIFIER OF SUBJECT.

It's horrible: the modifier for "the story" comes at the VERY end, and "near klamath falls" comes after "baseball bat".

How would you have written it? I wouldn't have tried to cram so much shit into one sentence.

Posted by Jason Petersen | April 11, 2008 3:19 PM
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Oh, I thought it was funny cuz the dog is getting a "happy ending". I guess im the only immature one here.

Posted by mongo | April 11, 2008 3:25 PM
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too bad it wasn't a pitbull, the entire stranger staff would have beat that fucker like a pinata stuffed with booze.

Posted by j-zeezer | April 11, 2008 3:28 PM
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So the writer and editor need a lesson in brevity. I wouldn't call this "unintentionally hilarious", or even "hilarious", except that it might be a slow newz day.

Posted by Tdub | April 11, 2008 3:30 PM
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is the dog getting the happy ending? or is all of kalamath falls getting it? or is it the baseball bat that's near kalamath falls?

Posted by chops | April 11, 2008 3:34 PM
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What exactly is unintentionally hilarious about this?

Posted by paul | April 11, 2008 3:38 PM
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Now, if this were a salmon ...

Posted by Will in Seattle | April 11, 2008 3:44 PM
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Thats all too smart for me to laugh at, just like Arrested Development.

Posted by el rutherford | April 11, 2008 3:52 PM
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I don't see anything funny about it except that it was a chihuahua. Would have also been funny with "poodle" or "cat" in there.

Posted by The Anti-Chihuahua | April 11, 2008 4:18 PM
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I suspect that dog would have been a whole lot happier if those bratty fucking kids hadn't broken its legs with a baseball bat. Even if it is just a glorified rat.

And yes, that is one of the most tortured sentences I've seen in quite a while. At least in a newspaper.

Posted by Reverse Polarity | April 11, 2008 5:05 PM
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This is a very sad story. I hope that poor dog gets nothing but love for the rest of its life.

Those kids will be robbing your houses and raping your girlfriends soon. Good times...

Posted by Jubilation T. Cornball | April 11, 2008 5:15 PM
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If you don't stop using the word "lede" I will come down there and tear your throat out with my bare hands. All of you.

Posted by Fnarf | April 11, 2008 6:34 PM
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The suggestion that the dog's owner will be up for adoption is funnier. I wonder why she's having surgery?

Posted by sam | April 11, 2008 6:54 PM
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Wow Jonah, you really uncovered a zinger there.

Posted by Jay | April 12, 2008 2:43 PM
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So glad to see no arguments. I was afraid what I said would cause a flame war...but it needed said. Chihuahuas and poodles aren't real dogs.

Posted by The Anti-Chihuahua | April 12, 2008 7:48 PM

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