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Old 05-14-2018, 10:34 AM
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14th Human Foot washes ashore

A 14th human foot — this one in a hiking boot — washes ashore in Canada

Seriously, wasn't this a Bones episode?
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Old 05-14-2018, 10:39 AM
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Damn! I should follow Canadian news more. I missed out on the first 13.

So many questions -- do these feet belong to seven people? Do any two of them belong to the same person? What's the distribution of left and right feet? What's the distribution of male vs. female? What's the distribution of different races?

At least it's no longer an unlucky number.
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The police need to hop right on this.

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Old 05-14-2018, 10:47 AM
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Officials say there is a reasonable explanation for why so many of the feet have been found in sneakers: Namely, that the materials used to make modern-day running shoes allow the feet to remain buoyant after they become separated from the rest of the body in the sea.

“It really didn’t come up until we had running shoes that floated so well,” coroner Barb McLintock told the Canadian Press in 2016. “Before, they just stayed down there at the bottom of the ocean.”

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So many questions --
Like did they all wash up in one foot waves?
D & R swims away
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Old 05-14-2018, 11:20 AM
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probably caught up in the under toe
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Old 05-14-2018, 11:24 AM
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I've sort of loosely followed this story over the years, but had forgotten about it. Interesting that it's still ongoing. Ok so serial killer or North Koreans that made it really far?
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Old 05-14-2018, 11:35 AM
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Like did they all wash up in one foot waves?
D & R swims away
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probably caught up in the under toe
It's time you're all brought to heel.
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Old 05-14-2018, 11:37 AM
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Sounds like the work of an arch villain. The authorities should take steps to nail the heel responsible.

On a slightly more serious note, perhaps this is the sharks' way of sending us a message?
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A mad pedicurist,, no doubt.

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Old 05-14-2018, 11:43 AM
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Somewhere, someone yelled "BINGO!".
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Old 05-14-2018, 11:44 AM
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Is this the same place where all the right feet washed up on one beach, and all the left feet on another? Or did I just imagine that detail?
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At first I misread the thread title as being about a 14-foot human, which was even more intriguing.
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Who's going to doggedly pursue us?
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I think the investigators started off on the right foot, but became rather footloose, and now the shoe is on the other foot.
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You lousy punsters should all get the boot.
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If the shoe fits...
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The rest of the human centipede will wash ashore eventually.
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They definately need to get all boots on the ground on this one.
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They definately need to get all boots on the ground on this one.
Are they going to form some sort of sole train?
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You lousy punsters should all get the boot.
While perhaps we should kick the habit, you don't have a leg to stand on.
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“It really didn’t come up until we had running shoes that floated so well,” coroner Barb McLintock told the Canadian Press in 2016. “Before, they just stayed down there at the bottom of the ocean.”
So, the seabed off British Columbia is littered with human feet still encased in oxfords and black pumps?
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Old 05-14-2018, 04:00 PM
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So, the seabed off British Columbia is littered with human feet still encased in oxfords and black pumps?
IOW, what you're saying is wearing Florsheims or Louboutin‎s, but not Nikes, is causing the sea level to rise one foot at a time.
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Wow. All these tasteless puns making light of human misery.

Lame!
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How dirty is that Canadian shore that it takes 14 feet to wash it?

Isn't foot washing a religious thing? Maybe this is a sole cleansing attempt.

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Wow. All these tasteless puns making light of human misery.

Lame!
I know, right! Or was it left? Give'm an inch and they'll take a foot. Of course, you shouldn't judge people until you've walked a a mile in their shoe.
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They all fell off a yacht, that was 426.72 cm long.
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They all fell off a yacht, that was 426.72 cm long.
That's just a boat; to be a yacht it has to be at least a foot longer.
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Is this the same place where all the right feet washed up on one beach, and all the left feet on another? Or did I just imagine that detail?
I thought it was only left feet. Your question didn't get answered, so I guess I need to check.
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Well, that was fast. Wikipedia has a table. It's only 14 if you restrict yourself to the Canadian side of the bay. There were also 5 in the US.
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I thought it was only left feet. Your question didn't get answered, so I guess I need to check.
And they all belonged to women named Ilene.
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And they all belonged to women named Ilene.
Oh come on.
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And they all belonged to women named Ilene.
Neil lost both if his.
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If they were all in running shoes, clearly they are all athlete's feet.
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Wow. All these tasteless puns making light of human misery.

Lame!
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There is along list of people that the next one could belong to -Where is Mona? She's long gone. Where is Mary?
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You people disgust me. I'm leaving here to go eat at McD's under the golden arches.
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You people disgust me. I'm leaving here to go eat at McD's under the golden arches.
Oh, loosen up and don't be so strait-laced.
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You people disgust me. I'm leaving here to go eat at McD's under the golden arches.
Not me, I'm going to either Subway or Nathan's Hot Dogs, both of which sell a foot long.
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Well, that was fast. Wikipedia has a table. It's only 14 if you restrict yourself to the Canadian side of the bay. There were also 5 in the US.
Thanks for trotting out some facts and jogging our memories.
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Ask for the Runner's Special.
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And they all belonged to women named Ilene.
One belonged to a Japanese woman, named Irene.

Come on, guys - we need to step up our game here. Don't be loafers.

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Well, that was fast. Wikipedia has a table. It's only 14 if you restrict yourself to the Canadian side of the bay. There were also 5 in the US.
I understand that ICE is desperately searching for the rest of the attempted undocumented immigrants.
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With the number of cases increasing, we will soon have to call in a tow truck to haul around the evidence!

I did note that one of the finds was missing for 24 years before being found! A true case of cold feet about making an appearance.
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Get off your high heels and admit it. How many of you sneakers into this thread are here just for the puns?
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Y'all can go tip a toe into the ocean.
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