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David Birch, 25, stepped into a business in Timmins, Ont., Canada, and discovered his ex-wife inside. A court order prohibits him from contacting her, and she started arguing with him — but asked him to hold two bowls of poutine for her. He dumped one of the bowls over her head, grabbed her purse, and left. When police caught up with him, they ordered him to return her purse — and charged him with theft. He was sentenced to four months in jail. Still, Birch’s lawyer says, his wife would like to reconcile — “providing he pays her the money he owes her.” (RC/Toronto Sun) ...Plus a bottle of shampoo.
Original Publication Date: 15 August 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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