Friday, September 07, 2007

Goat Friday

101 Uses for a Goat: #87

Nepal Airlines has acknowledged that it sacrificed two goats to appease a Hindu god following a spate of technical problems with one of its aircraft.

The goats were slaughtered in front of the Boeing 757 at Kathmandu airport.

The persistent faults have not been specified but they had led to the postponement of a number of flights.

An airline official says after the ceremony, the plane successfully took off to Hong Kong. ...

We might dare hope also that it successfully remained aloft all the way to its destination.

Meanwhile, in Ireland, goats are treated like kings...


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