IJMC Dangers at the Food Mart

		    IJMC - Dangers at the Food Mart

It's either a film at eleven or a b-rate horror film. Or the newest urban 
legend to pass my virtual desk. You pick.                           -dave

   A woman named Linda went to Arkansas to visit her in-laws and, while
she was there, she went to the store.  She parked the car in the parking
lot next to a car with a woman sitting in it with her eyes closed and her
hands behind her head.  This woman looked a little out of sorts to Linda but
she figured that the woman must be sleeping.
   When she returned to her car a little while later, Linda saw the same 
woman in the same car with her eyes open but her hands were still  behind 
her head.  The woman now looked panic-stricken, so Linda tapped on the 
window and asked loudly, "Are you okay?"   The woman shouted back, "I've  
been shot in the head and I'm holding my brains in!"  Linda didn't know what
to do, so she ran into the store and had the supermarket called the
   When the paramedics arrived, they had to break into the car because
the door was locked.  When they got in the car, they found that the woman
had bread dough on the back of her head in her hands.
   Apparently, a <famous brand> biscuit container had exploded in the heat
of the car, making a loud explosion like that of a gun shot, and the dough
hit her in the back of the head.  When she went back to feel what it was,
she felt the dough and thought it was her brains.  She passed out from fear
at first, then attempted to keep her brains in.

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