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Did you ever pick your feet in Poughkeepsie?

A favorite saying of my deceased father. Scott Listermann would have trouble doing that at present.

An upstate New York man says he's still upbeat despite losing the same leg twice. Scott Listemann told the Poughkeepsie Journal that he laughs about losing his foot and lower leg "both the first time and the second time."


The Poughkeepsie man lost his leg below the knee in a November, 2007 accident. Listemann, 47, lost his prosthetic leg last month while skydiving in upstate New York.

The lower leg below the knee, with a foot clad in a running shoe, flew off after he jumped from the plane but before the parachute opened. Listemann says he's sure "it will show up eventually."

Listemann has distributed flyers throughout upstate Gardiner and hopes someone will find his prosthetic leg and call him.

I can just see the phone call now. "Mr Listermann I have your leg. It will cost you an arm to get it back." I'll leave it up to Wizbang readers to make further jokes.


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Comments (8)

I hope the kids don't find ... (Below threshold)
the struggler:

I hope the kids don't find it.They'll throw it over a power line.

Does this give "a leg up" t... (Below threshold)
Eneils Bailey:

Does this give "a leg up" to him over other people?

Has he tried super glue. I put the leg back on my kitchen table with this product. Of course, I haven't taken my kitchen table sky-diving since last summer.

Reminds me of the Far Side ... (Below threshold)
Socratease:

Reminds me of the Far Side cartoon, where Dr. Frankenstein is searching for the head his monster lost, while muttering: "This time when I find it I'm going to BOLT that sucker on!"

This story just doesn't hav... (Below threshold)
Bill M:

This story just doesn't have a leg to stand on.

This will be a lot funnier ... (Below threshold)
Headzero:

This will be a lot funnier when someone loses an eye............

Yeah,"I have an eye ... (Below threshold)
Eneils Bailey:

Yeah,
"I have an eye out for you."

Getting back to the leg. How did the cops ever expect to catch a leg with a running shoe on it's foot: they stay larded up on donuts?

Check the beach in Vancouve... (Below threshold)
iurockhead:

Check the beach in Vancouver.
http://www.komonews.com/news/local/20484979.html

He's Monty Python's Black K... (Below threshold)
heptacableguy:

He's Monty Python's Black Knight
from the "In Search of the Holy Grail".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Knight_(Monty_Python)




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