A Scottish man has been taken to court and fined for calling his ex-girlfriend's new Irish boyfriend a "leprechaun" in a threatening email. Terry Myers, 41, appeared in Aberdeen Sheriff Court after he sent his ex-partner an email which made reference to the women's new partner being Irish.
"The smell was one of the worst things I have ever smelt"
There's a fairly blatant English mistake in the article, for fans of that sort of thing.
What I want to know is how it made the news. Did the lunchbox owner think, 'I've got a scoop for the local paper,' and get in touch with their news desk? Or did the writer of the article have a friend who mentioned this in the course of a conversation, and thought that it would fill up the website on a really slow news day?
I haven't heard of the previous case, but this one is black and white. He is guilty of sacrilege. Sounds like he has lost his faith and created a comfortable niche for himself in the Church. He's not alone.