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by Randy Cassingham

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Moron of the Week
Kevin Barnes, 20, made a pipe bomb with gunpowder from fireworks. Apparently trying to shock his friends — and his girlfriend — in his flat in Daventry, Northamptonshire, England, Barnes stuck the bomb in his mouth and repeatedly flicked his lighter near the fuse. What happened to him next was ruled by the coroner as an “accidental death.” (PA) ...And was ruled by his girlfriend’s parents “significantly preferable to marrying our daughter.”
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