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Sep 8, 2011

TALK ABOUT A MEAN DRUNK

There is a common sight in Sweden every fall. it concerns a lot of drunks. Really big drunks. Likely very dangerous drunks.

What is the cause of this yearly drunken party gone wrong? Apples. Fermented apples.

Apparently the local meese, mooses moose  like the fermented apples and eat them to the point of being falling down drunk. They create a public “mooseance’”

Just like drunk people their judgement is not its best and this particular moose got herself tangled between the branches of an apple tree. The neighbour heard the roars (typical for a drunk) coming from the yard next door.

With some help from emergency services they managed to cut some branches away to free the drunken moose who then spent the night in a stupor in the garden only to leave on the walk of shame the next day with what was likely a king sized hangover.

MOOSE

photo from Reuters. BBC Uk.

I see a bad trend starting here.

funny-moose-wine-gadgets

Bullwinkle has become the public spokesmoose for the rehab for alcoholic moose. It is a busy place every Fall.

bullwinkle

I have posted on animals and alcohol before. You can read that post here.

13 comments:

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

But it all seemed like such a good idea at the time:@)

Ali said...

LOL!! I thought you were pulling my antlers on this one, but apparently not.

Et tu Bullwinkle?

Blondie's Journal said...

I saw this on Yahoo News but didn't read it. WHat a good laugh laugh reading your post! His wife probably made him sleep on the couch!

Happy Thursday! (Just trying to aggravate you!)

XO,
Jane

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Too funny. V

Sandy aka Doris the Great said...

Now this is the kind of news I'd listen to every day. Very "amoosing"!

Lynn said...

I saw that mooseance on TV, and then how he was on the sidewalk later. Passed out with his undies showing. Wonder if he barfed later.

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

I'm sorry, but that is hysterical!

Maureen said...

Toooo funny!

jojo said...

clean up on isle 5! That is just too darn funny. OHG, the things you have to watch out for now days.

MiMi said...

I saw that! Funny!

Pattie @ On Hollyhock Farm said...

LMAO! OMG, that poor moose! I would feel terrible if it happened in my yard!

Kasia said...

OMG that is too funny!!! I LOVE the idea of a drunk moose in my back yard! LOL Well, actually, it could be dangerous, but its still SO funny!

Hugs,

Sue said...

Oh Lori, this started my day with a big guffaw!! Sorry not to have been by for a while- the backyard project is finally done and I can breathe. Of course, now I have to clean the dusty, dirty house that has been neglected for all this time. The window washers are going to have a field day with all of the dirt on the glass. I need to change the furnace filter AGAIN and will be vacuuming and dusting for days. I've aggravated my herniated disc in my neck and am in pain all day and nite. Pain meds don't help, they only make me a little sleepy. It's hell to start the aging process.....
hugs, Ethel

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