post funny Wikipedia Articles
>counts shooting down 3 planes as a war so they can chalk up a victory
>korean war not a defeat even though all objectives were failed
>1812 not a defeat even though all objectives were failed
>counts civil wars but only ones where they won
not written by some buttblasted yankee.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unusual_deaths (feat https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_inventors_killed_by_their_own_inventions )
>death by tortoise dropped on your head
>death by poisoned toothpick
>death by dead snake
>death by your horse tripping over pig shit
>execution by drowning in a barrel of wine (that was the way he requested to die)
>death by tripping over you own beard
>death by laughing upon hearing Charles II had taken the throne
>death by circus clown swinging you around his head
>death by 14 servings of dessert
"After watching the "Kung Fu Kapers" episode of The Goodies, Alex Mitchell laughed continuously for 25 minutes and then fell dead on his sofa from heart failure"
"Jimmy Ferrozzo, a bouncer, died in Condor Club, San Francisco while engaging in sexual intercourse with his girlfriend Theresa Hill on a grand piano that was lowered from the ceiling by a hydraulic motor. Ferrozzo accidentally activated the lifting mechanism which pinned him against the ceiling leading to his suffocation."
"Betty Stobbs, 67, died after delivering a bale of hay to her sheep. The starving sheep rushed Stobbs, who was on her motorcycle. In the ensuing scuffle, Stobbs was knocked down into a deep ravine near Durham, England. While she survived the fall, her motorcycle landed on her, killing her instantly."
"Takuya Nagaya, 23, from Japan, started to slither on the floor and claimed he had become a snake. Takuya died after his father spent the next two days head-butting and biting him "to drive [out] the snake that had possessed him.""
"João Maria de Souza, 45, was crushed in his bed by a cow falling through the roof of his home in Caratinga, Brazil. The cow had climbed on top of the house from a steep hillside behind it. Both the cow and de Souza's wife (who had been in bed next to him) were unharmed."
and of course
>death by eating a slug 8 years prior