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Israeli city to be sued over mermaid ?


Posted on Thursday, 27 August, 2009 | Comment icon 16 comments


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An organisation in America devoted to defending the rights of mermaids is thought to be suing the Israeli city that earlier this month offered a $1m prize for evidence of mermaids in its waters on the grounds that it "damages the mermaid legacy".

"American organization says $1 million prize offered by northern Israeli city to whoever can prove existence of imaginary sea creature off city's shores 'badly and outrageously damages the legendary mermaid legacy'."

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Comment icon #7 Posted by Mbyte on 27 August, 2009, 16:56
I see... thats a nice way to make money. I'm going to set up an organisation that devoted to protecting pink flying unicorns and sue Richard Dawkins for insisting they are not real.
Comment icon #8 Posted by Since804 on 27 August, 2009, 17:03
Another great example of why people hate us. America always finds a way to trump its last "dumbass" card smh... And I bet they get some kind of government funding.
Comment icon #9 Posted by The Big Boss on 27 August, 2009, 17:19
I hereby claim I am suing the Mermaid Medical Association on part of pure stupidity and incompetence towards the IQ of all Homo Sapiens. Simply put, they are a disgrace to our legacy. I'll get to the people of Kiryat Yam looking for the damn thing at a later time.
Comment icon #10 Posted by kobolds on 27 August, 2009, 23:53
defending the rights of imaginary character? the world are full with crazy people .
Comment icon #11 Posted by commonsense on 27 August, 2009, 23:56
This has got to be the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard!
Comment icon #12 Posted by Blueguardian on 28 August, 2009, 4:53
Hell I doubt it would have went ahead if people actually knew the mermaid protecting organization actually existed in the first place.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Robinknows1 on 1 May, 2012, 22:45
well i hope those mermaids can swim real fast 1 mollion is alot.
Comment icon #14 Posted by Gummug on 2 May, 2012, 1:57
Thanks for brightening my day!
Comment icon #15 Posted by The Silver Thong on 2 May, 2012, 2:28
I`m surprised your surprised. The US is the most gullible nation on the planet
Comment icon #16 Posted by Fester John on 28 May, 2012, 6:40
LOL! I think your all gonna be eating your words here in a few months as to the reality of mermaids as well as giants. The govts release of some info looms pretty soon. There are so many things that are true that reality might seem more bizarre than science fiction...


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