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RE: 1999's first Darwin Award Recipient
It probably is, I ran a search on a couple of the online phonebooks and
couldn't find a listing for anyone with that last name anyplace in the
However, it didn't show up in any of the UL websites (yet).
Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring & Research Center
New Mexico State University
1400 University Dr.
Carlsbad, NM 88220
On Monday, February 15, 1999 4:52 PM, Dinogeorge@aol.com
> In a message dated 2/15/99 5:22:29 PM EST, Tompaleo@aol.com writes:
> << CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Nov. 13) -- A 39-year-old Charlottesville
> > >> diedThursday in a freak accident involving his washing
> > >>
> > >> According to police reports, Samuel Randolph Strickson was
> > >> doing
> > >> laundry when he tried to speed up the process. Strickson
> > >> apparently
> > >> tried to stuff approximately 50 pounds of laundry into his
> > >> washing
> > >> machine by climbing on top of the washer and attempting to
> > >> force the
> > >> clothing into the basin. >>
> Can't imagine this is anything but another urban myth.