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Missing "R's" Baffle Indiana Town

Today's bizarre crime story is brought to you by the letter "R".

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In Greencastle, Indiana someone is stealing all of the "R's" off of roadside signs. They're saying it's the work of a consonant crook, but there's only one thing you can do with that many R's... Make pirate signs, Arrr!


Missing "R's" puzzle Greencastle - [WTHR]


Comments (17)

Sounds like someone with ad... (Below threshold)
nell:

Sounds like someone with advanced-stage BDS has thoughts of epublicans bu ning holes in his/he b ain and is g abbing up all the offensive letters that painfully emind him that not eve ybody ag ees with him/he .
(wouldn't want to add to his/he p oblems)

It's p obably those democ a... (Below threshold)
Rick13:

It's p obably those democ atic White House employee's that stole all thw "W's" f om the compute keyboa ds in the West Wing!


Basta ds!

They don't get their "Three... (Below threshold)

They don't get their "Three 'R's" in school anymore, so they are reduced to stealing them.

It's ve y sad.

Readin'....'ritin'....and '... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

Readin'....'ritin'....and 'rithmetic....dat's wot they be up to with dem 'R's!


Seocnd Halliburton-esque conspiracy theory: To compensate for Toys 'R Us corporate-whore expansion into the Middle East, they're cutting corners on their signage and stealing the R's! They're worse than WalMart who recently flooded the market with a glut of cheap, unused L's, Bastards!

Gotta be a native of Massac... (Below threshold)
Tim:

Gotta be a native of Massachusetts. We'h notably avehse to the lettah ah.

Muhahahahahahaha!!!... (Below threshold)

Muhahahahahahaha!!!

I don't it - I looked on "w... (Below threshold)
Candy:

I don't it - I looked on "www.d udge epo t.com" to see if they had the link, but the page won't load.

"Readin'....'ritin'....and ... (Below threshold)
Faith+1:

"Readin'....'ritin'....and 'rithmetic....dat's wot they be up to with dem 'R's!"

I worry about an educational system that emphasizes the "Three R's of Education" when only one of the words actually starts with an R.

;-)

Now you all see why I ename... (Below threshold)

Now you all see why I enamed my blog fom blogoSFEICS.

Must be William Teach over ... (Below threshold)

Must be William Teach over at the Pirate's Cove...I read this week that even they banned his blog in India.

The man is trouble, matey's.

Must be the work of that "s... (Below threshold)

Must be the work of that "scoundrel" William Teach over at the Pirate's Cove...this week I read that they even banned his blog in India.

The man is nutin but trouble, matey's.

Thinking outside the pirate... (Below threshold)

Thinking outside the pirate box, it might be a scavenger hunt.

Must be some sort of viral ... (Below threshold)

Must be some sort of viral marketing campaign.

Adjoran wins... (Below threshold)

Adjoran wins

It's that wascally wabbit g... (Below threshold)
Mark L:

It's that wascally wabbit gwabbing them.

It's that wascally wabbit g... (Below threshold)
Mark L:

It's that wascally wabbit gwabbing them.

or it could have just been ... (Below threshold)
Chad:

or it could have just been some stupid kids




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