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MeatballsPontus Edenberg / Dreamstime.comPostal carrier Susanna Burhans has been suspended after being charged with aggravated animal cruelty. Burhans was seen throwing meatballs at a dog on her route in New Hope, Alabama. The meatballs were found to contain nails.

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    That's ruff, but maybe she was trying to stamp out a threat. Hopefully she'll be able to meet bail.

  • gaoxiaen||

    They have a sharp flavor.

  • Radioactive||

    just providing iron supplements...

  • SQRLSY One||

    Throw a few meat balls at the judge, but put large gold nuggets (not nails) in them, and maybe she'll get to skate free...

  • ||

    Can we get the effen RECIPE?

    Is it too much to ask reporters to their jobs?!?!

  • loveconstitution1789||

    Reason, y'all always nail the ruff stories.

  • ||

    Jesus Christ.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Well, if we're going to re-use the jokes of others with impunity:

    Maybe she thought the dog needed some ruffage in its diet.

  • loveconstitution1789||

    Fist, nobody else used nail and ruff in the same play on words.

    I thought your joke was petfect.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    If it's so perfect why didn't I think of it in time for the first comment up top?

  • loveconstitution1789||

    We all cant be the alpha dog all the time.

  • Tom Bombadil||

    Is anybody going to mention the postal carrier seems a right cunt?

  • loveconstitution1789||

    To be fair, every dog in my neighborhood barks when the USPS, UPS or fedex drivers come by.

    They must be on to something. Canine get to the meat of the matter.

  • Jerryskids||

    There's still a post office?

  • loveconstitution1789||

    And they still don't like doing work.

  • SIV||

    One of the few constitutionally-mandated functions of the federal government...

  • Libertarian||

    Mandates or allows?

  • Brandybuck||

    Hmmpf. My dad always put strychnine in the neighbor dog's meatballs.


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