Friday, 21 December 2012

What Do You Call People Who Just Don't Learn?

A former York postman is recovering after a dog bit his finger as he was pushing a leaflet through a letterbox.
Yeah. I know...

He and his wife aren't exactly rocket scientists, mind you:
Mal said they drove off to a nearby hair salon, Classic Cutz, where owner Terry Smith wrapped the finger in kitchen roll to try to stem the flow of blood before they drove on to York Hospital. salon?!
He said he had told police about the incident but the law did not allow for any action to be taken over dogs attacking people while on their own premises.
It seems I'm not the only person who lacks sympathy:
AMAJET says...
I dont see why the owner should be classed as an 'irresponsible minority'?, how can you possibly train a dog not to find 4 wiggling sausage fingers to good an opportunity to miss when someone shoves them through your door. Moral of this story is don't shove your junk mail through our doors. It's appalling how much rubbish gets posted through these days. Btw sorry to hear about your finger.get well soon.
cityforthepremier says...
Well done Fido for making a stand against junk mailers. What a shame you can't bite those PPI tossers phoning every bloody day too!
Now there's an idea...


Ian Innes said...


Furor Teutonicus said...

XX salon?! XX


You have heard of barber-surgeons, surely?

Aedgar said...

Post Office ... the ultimate source of all evil.

JuliaM said...


Heh! That was an open goal...


You have heard of barber-surgeons, surely?"

In 'Hornblower' novels, yes... ;)

SadButMadLad said...

James, it depends on which hand the dog bit! ;-)

As for intelligence, or lack thereof, any postie with common sense would know not to shove fingers through a letter box when they hear barking or any sound of a dog on the other side of the door. Hell, there is never a need to put fingers through a letter box when posting letters. And I know that from posting leaflets through letterboxes.

Furor Teutonicus said...

XX And I know that from posting leaflets through letterboxes. XX

Aye. Been there, done it.

Some of those letter box flaps can do more damage than ANY dog though!

I think they make them so the can double up as spring traps for grizzly bears, or something.