Thanks to vigilant Yoursinwriting.com reader Michaeleen, who emailed me a link to a shocking news story involving one of my favourite things: the age-old feud between Pirates and Ninjas.
It seems that a university student was returning from a “pirate vs. ninja” party, when ATF agents in training spotted him acting suspiciously, and arrested him.
My favourite line in the article was from the Special Agent in Charge, regarding the bandannas worn by the ninja-student:
Is there anything that’s right, from a federal standpoint? It’s like that old saying, “when all you’re holding is a federal standpoint, everything looks a misdemeanor.”
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