For lunch today: well dressed asphalt!

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For lunch today: well dressed asphalt!

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A mixture of salad dressing and mayonnaise trickled out of a transport truck following a rollover...

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/s ... -1.3685774

Bon appétit!


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From the looks of it, "trickled" is not exactly the right word for that.

It's more like "thousands of gallons poured right down on the pavement"...
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Bah, try two million gallons of molasses:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Molasses_Flood
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a wave of molasses rushed through the streets at an estimated 35 miles per hour (56 kilometers per hour), killing 21 and injuring 150
Hence the expression "as fast as molasses".

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Something like that would be more interesting...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Beer_Flood
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Meh, beer is just scotch that hasn't grown up yet.

This is a tragedy:

http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/Hi ... d-of-1906/


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@Gyro Gearloose
It was mixed with the malt refuse!! Yuk!!
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Here's another fine mess which occurred at San Jose airport.

A nice little lake of fire retardant foam!
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In the news:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/foam-blob- ... -1.3858637
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Guess the guy who did this

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Now works for civilians...
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