Ever Have One Of Those Days Where You Just Want To Saw Off Your Foot To Get Out Of Work?

Posted: March 26, 2012 by rmcguire13 in Dumb, Strange
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VIENNA (Reuters) – An unemployed Austrian man sawed his foot off, apparently to avoid being found fit to go back to work. Hours before an appointment on Monday for the labor office to check on his health, the 56-year-old man held his left leg against an electric saw in his home workshop and severed his foot just above the ankle, Austrian broadcaster ORF reported. Bleeding profusely, the man from the province of Styria then threw the foot into an oven, hobbled to his garage and called an ambulance. An emergency operation was unable to reattach the foot, ORF said.

 

I completely understand where this guy is coming from right now. I can’t find the motivation to do ANYTHING right now and by God if I had a sharp object to my avail, I would definitely take a limb to get a sick day. Probably not a foot but losing a digit wouldn’t be that bad.

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