05 April 2009

How on earth?

X-ray shows how man accidentally swallowed scissors - Telegraph
Chinese surgeons saved a man's life after he accidentally swallowed a pair of nail scissors he was using to clean his teeth.
X-ray of sissors in throat: X-ray shows how man accidentally swallowed scissors

Awesome, on so very many levels.

(h/t to alert reader Kath)

6 comments:

  1. Using scissors on his teeth?

    Oh. British dentistry.

    Nevermind.

    GruntDoc

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  2. I still don't understand how you can swallow scissors. (Shaking my head...)

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  3. Glad you liked it!

    As soon as I saw it, I thought "send to Shadowfax STAT!"

    And yeah...still haven't figured out how he managed to swallow it.

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  4. Check the date it was published...

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