Anglican Samizdat

July 6, 2009

The British art of the stiff upper lip

Filed under: Nothing in Particular — David Jenkins @ 3:09 pm

From here:

A 54-year-old carpenter in Wantage, England, accidentally cut off his own penis while working with a saw, his mother says.

This was an unfortunate accident but these things happen all the time to people in his profession.”

“I have spoken to him and he is quite embarrassed about the whole incident”

And to think I get upset when I accidentally delete a computer file.



  1. Talk about an occupational risk!

    Comment by Jim Muirhead — July 6, 2009 @ 3:39 pm

  2. “These things happen all the time”!?! I’ve known many carpenters in my life, and this is the first such incident I’ve heard of.

    Comment by Scott Gilbreath — July 6, 2009 @ 4:10 pm

  3. ewwwwwwwwwwww.

    Comment by Kate — July 6, 2009 @ 9:29 pm

  4. My grandfather was a carpenter. I’m glac he was more careful, or I might not be here.
    Galatians 5:12

    Comment by John K — July 7, 2009 @ 11:31 am

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