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The sixth "foot" discovered wearing an Adidas trainer on the shores of British Columbia earlier this week was not human, but rather "a skeletonised animal paw ... inserted into the shoe with a sock and packed with dried seaweed", the BC Coroners Service (BCCS) reports (pdf). The BCCS slammed the hoax as "reprehensible and very …


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  1. Anonymous Coward

    I guess..

    Someone was having their leg pulled then?

  2. Ben

    aaargh..........the horror......

    Look Guv, here's my waste per mitt , i'me only a paw man, just trying to keep instep,

    toeing the line, no need to stick the Nike in.

  3. M

    Hang on

    I presume Canadian Mounties are organising foot patrols around the area.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    This makes me hopping mad !!

    Stupid hoaxes like this are a totally inappropriate form of humour.

    Someone seriously hopped over the line with this. Is a little respect asking too much ? This should be investigated and the person punished who put a foot wrong !!

  5. Senor Beavis

    I bet the shoe's on the other foot, now

    That is all

  6. Senor Beavis

    Or possibly it should give the cops paws for thought

    I thank you

  7. Anonymous Cow Herd

    I guess... least now they won't have to put one foot in the grave...

  8. Scott Broukell

    I thought something.....

    ...was afoot.

  9. Trevor


    someone was trying to get a shoe-in to the investigation?

    It was no mean feet, this, and may have needed a personal trainer. Whoever it was, was trying to sock it to them.

    Where is the it ankle? angle, sorry, I meant angle.

  10. Gianni Straniero

    'Reprehensible and disrespectful'

    Quite. Very paw taste, if you ask me.

  11. Anonymous Coward

    Put their foot in it that time!


  12. Khaptain Silver badge

    I suppose...

    that these five people already have one foot in the grave, non

    The IT angle, who cares, it's Friday....

  13. Jay

    Re: I guess..

    I'd say the shoe was on the other foot.

  14. Guy

    Makes You....

    Paws for thought!!

  15. Richard

    Appropriate category ....

    .... filed under "Bootnotes"

    Obvious, really.

  16. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I get a kick out of this

    This is a ridiculous investigation...these people obviously don't need a hand. Besides...whos going to foot the bill for this!!!

  17. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Fashionable cat?

    What kind of animal was it?

    was it a cat?

    Perhaps it was no joke : puss in boot ?

  18. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Reward Offered For the Safe Return

    One Adidas trainer, lost at sea recently during fishing trip off the British Columbia coast.

  19. Tim

    Has nobody found...

    ... the fancy-free?

  20. Daniel

    heel be sorry he did that


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