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Your snake tastes lovely

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by beanpole, Aug 24, 2007.

  1. beanpole

    beanpole Member

    These people have serious issues:

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) _ A Northern Ireland man bit off the head of his girlfriend's pet snake during a fight and remarked that it "tasted lovely," lawyers testified Friday.
    Shane Cooke, a 33-year-old bricklayer, was arraigned in Belfast High Court on charges of assaulting his girlfriend, Coleen McGleenon, and fatally torturing her royal python Aug. 4.
    McGleenon's lawyers said he headbutted her twice and picked up her pet, put it in his mouth, and threw its severed head at her. "Your snake tasted lovely," he was quoted as saying.
    Cooke's lawyer, Adrian Higgins, said his client admitted both offenses and had attacked the snake because he knew his girlfriend loved it. He said Cooke, from the border village of Keady, had been consuming alcoholic drinks for several hours before the attack.
  2. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    I can't imagine even picking the snake up, let alone biting its head off. How drunk was this guy?
  3. McLovin

    McLovin New Member

    We Irish are an amazing people.
  4. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Only in Belfast ...
  5. vicd

    vicd Member

    "But it's only a snake."
  6. beanpole

    beanpole Member

    he headbutted her twice. I'm guessing a rugby player? Or at least a football hooligan ...
  7. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Fuck, the Micks got nothing on the Scots. Wasn't it a Scottish guy who cut off his own balls to pay off a soccer bet?

    THAT'S drunk.
  8. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    I was expecting another Jenna Jameson thread.
  9. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    I wrote a column on that when I was in college. It was a rugby fan. The dude's name is Geoff Huish. Here's what I wrote in my piece; forgive the writing. I've improved a bit in the three years since.

  10. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Well, if it was a Welsh rugby fan, that's a horse of a different color entirely.

    Didn't legend hold it was 22 consecutive double whiskeys that did Dylan Thomas in?
  11. Sxysprtswrtr

    Sxysprtswrtr Active Member

  12. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    His Wiki page said 18.

    "An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do." - Dylan Thomas
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