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Passenger Tries to Smuggle 56-Pound, 4-Foot Long Squash into the UK

Old Mar 11, 14, 12:14 pm
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Passenger Tries to Smuggle 56-Pound, 4-Foot Long Squash into the UK

Customs officers at Birmingham Airport made an unusual discovery yesterday. A passenger transiting from Bangladesh into Britain was in possession of a 4-foot long, 4-stone (56-pound) giant squash.

If you need a good laugh, check out the picture of an environmental health worker standing next to the squash.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...passenger.html
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Old Mar 11, 14, 1:04 pm
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Lol. It's definitely bigger around than she is. I can understand the cigarettes, but why the squash...
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Old Mar 11, 14, 2:15 pm
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OK, that's even bigger than the block of cheese disguised as a baby that Lucy tried to smuggle home.
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Old Mar 11, 14, 2:24 pm
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The size of that! I wonder if they bought it a seat?
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Old Mar 11, 14, 9:46 pm
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That's a first!
(I have seen people parallel trade heavy objects both into the UK and into the mainland, but not this.)
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Old Mar 12, 14, 12:27 am
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Originally Posted by youreadyfreddie View Post
OK, that's even bigger than the block of cheese disguised as a baby that Lucy tried to smuggle home.
I thought that was a salami not a cheese...?
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Old Mar 12, 14, 2:20 am
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As well as the squash, the smugglers were caught sneaking in 175lb (79kg) of fish and 94,000 cigarettes from Bangladesh


Great googly moogly...was this some sort of cargo shipment?


Also found in the illegal haul were 2,000lb (907kg) of betel leaves, a mild stimulant popular on the Indian sub-continent, where it is commonly chewed or smoked.

Ok, had to be cargo shipment....betel leaves....ah the memories.
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Old Mar 12, 14, 10:56 am
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there goes the squash quota for the rest of the year

I still think it is harder to sneak a cantaloupe into California than to bring a bible into North Korea.
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Old Mar 12, 14, 11:51 am
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Looked at the photo. What squash? All I saw was the pretty lady.
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Old Mar 12, 14, 1:17 pm
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For some reason, this sprung to mind...

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For some reason, this sprang to mind:
Oh, What a Beauty
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