Strange Things are Afoot at the Circle K.

Saturday, March 06, 2004

THIS is TRUE for 29 February 2004 Copyright
EVIDENCE TO THE CONTRARY: After an accident, Sharon Anderson, 28, of
Dale, S.C., told sheriff's deputies that she hit a large animal,
theorizing it must have been a rhinoceros. Clearly not -- the rhino
isn't exactly indigenous to South Carolina. A deputy found the 400-500
pound animal dead from its injuries: a hippopotamus, which had wandered
away from a private preserve. But even with the police report to back
her up, people don't believe she hit a hippo, Anderson says. "They say
stop lying, there's no hippos around here." (Bluffton Carolina Morning