Tuesday, May 30, 2006

The Prank Report: The Freudian Slip?

A group of would-be high school "pranksters" in South Florida used some gasoline in an effort to pull a stunt that is Freudian in it's implications:
Pranksters set fire to a high school football field Wednesday night or early Thursday, burning a phallic symbol into the grass.

"It was a 15-foot outline of male genitalia," said Miramar Police spokesman Bill Robertson.

A vandal burned the shape into one of the end zones at Everglades High School just in time for the last day of school. The fire was out by the time school employees arrived at work Thursday morning.

Police aren't laughing at the apparent joke, and are looking for the culprits.

"Even though they consider it an end-of-the-school-year prank, we're taking it very seriously," Robertson said.

It appears someone squirted accelerant onto the grass and lighted it. When the accelerant finished burning, the fire went out, left the outline and caused no other damage, Robertson said.
Heh. As no one has been busted, handcuffed, or disciplined as a result of the peccadillo, it remains unknown if the motive behind the vandalism was a somewhat flacid attempt to enhance male genital awareness or simply work hand-in-glove with those V-Warriors who promote V-Day.
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