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Named in honor of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, the Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it. Next Prev Random

 
 
Skeleton Key

2001 Darwin Award Nominee
Confirmed True by Darwin

Another would-be thief has been discovered languishing as a pile of bones, this one by an artisan brick mason. The protruding foot and leg bones found during building renovations belonged to a thief who tried to rob a Gift shop by way of the second-floor chimney fifteen years before, speculated bemused authorities. Maybe he should have tried a skeleton key.

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Submitted by: Ben "Cappy" Conner, Andy Harner
Reference: Natchez (Mississippi) Democrat,
Mitchell May of the Chicago Tribune

Andy Harner says, "My son and I were in this shop last March and didn't notice a thing. We wonder how the smell could have been missed -- after all, it gets hot and humid in Natchez, so wouldn't you think that first summer was a smelly one?"

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