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WAWIBF... Adolf Fucking Milosevic

12 June 2004

This week in Munich a bus driver called Slobodan Milosevic had his savings account frozen when bank officials assumed him to be the same Slobodan Milosevic who is currently on trial for war crimes and genocide in the Hague. Naturally bus-driver Milosevic has protested his innocence. He has been given a week to prove that he is not in fact the Serbian dictator. If he cannot do so, his savings will be seized for war reparations. 'I asked them if my name was Adolf Hitler would my account be frozen,' he said. 'But it didn't help.'

Speaking of Hitler, this week's quirkies also tell of a three-year-old mongrel that was recently found by the side of a road near Hamburg. A note was attached to the beast's collar explaining that the owners could no longer look after him and that his name was Adolf. Now, despite the dog's pleasing appearance and super personality, no-one will take care of him.

Apparently the thought of yelling 'Adolf' in the park is not something todays humourless German will entertain. So, outside of finding an animal-loving Nazi to look after Adolf, there is nothing to do but wait a while, then gas him. In the meantime - understandably - the dog refuses to answer to anything but Adolf. After all, it is his fucking name.

Speaking of Fucking, residents of the village of Fucking in Austria also decided this week not to change their name, despite the fact that every couple of weeks someone - often a chortling British tourist - steals their roadsigns. Despite the fact that much of the village's budget goes on sign replacement, the residents of Fucking are determined to hang on to their uniquely funny-for-foreigners moniker. The Mayor of Fucking is particularly keen, as he explains: 'It makes me sound like a big man.'

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