Some people are really into sports. Others religiously follow movie news, trying to determine the Best Picture Oscar winner even before the director’s decided on their final cut. Some insane folks even set reminders on their calendar to alert them when the latest “Twilight” fan fiction has been released. People have weird obsessions, is the point. And mine is stories about highway food spills.
So last week when I stumbled onto this story about 770 pounds of eggs spilling on a Chinese highway — leading to, as they perfectly put it, a “mad scramble” for free eggs — it put a little giddy-up in my step and made me want to put together a list of other spills that have taken place over the past year-and-change. Here are six of my favorite:
The Internet was outraged last July after the news started to trickle — or, I guess, gush — out of Frederick, Maryland that a tractor-trailer full of delicious, always delicious, beer spilled its contents onto the road. (Terrible joke alert.) Now that’s what I call a party foul! Get it? Get it! Guys? Where are you going?