Week in Review, Jan. 31
Haitian ate dirt because of rising food prices (1) and eating sandwich wraps spurred the economy (6). A woman tunked (7). Wild blueberry pickers harvested 77 million pounds last year (8). In Britain, a woman faced jail time for discarding an apple core out a car window (9), a wild boar was shot on school grounds (10), and McDonald's began awarding diplomas (11). A rare dolphin was beaten to death (12) and a fisherman found a letter inside a fish (13).
The trawler Lady Luck went down with six tons of ice (14), ice was the new cool thing to chew (15), and a Hannaford official said, ""Refrigeration is a pretty big chunk of what goes on in any supermarket" (16). President Bush admitted to having a drinking problem (17) and Mike Huckabee admitted to frying squirrels in a popcorn popper (18).