News With Bite…

– – In yet another shark attack, fifty-year-old Christopher Myers was attacked Monday by what was believed to have been a great white shark while he and his son were swimming about 400 yards offshore at Ballston Beach in Truro, Massachusetts.  He suffered four puncture wounds on each lower leg, and had surgery to repair torn tendons.  Treated at a Boston hospital, Myers will be returning home with a cast on one leg and bandages on the other.

This was the first great white shark sighting in the area since 1936; three weeks ago, a great white was spotted trailing a kayaker at Nauset beach, about 25 miles south of Monday’s attack.   Four shark sightings have occurred this summer off the coast of Cape Cod, with the increase in shark presence attributed to a growth in the seal population…

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4 Comments on “News With Bite…”

  1. carycomic Says:

    “Hale and farewell to you, fair Spanish ladies.
    Hale and farewell to you, ladies of Spain!
    For we’ve received orders to sail back to Boston.
    And, ne’er more shall we see you again.”
    —Robert Shaw (as Capt. Quint)

    “Show me the way to go home…”
    —Richard Dreyfuss (as Matt the Hooper).


    • vulpesffb Says:

      “We need a bigger boat!” — Roy Scheider (as Sheriff Brodie)


      • carycomic Says:

        Needless to say; my favorite line from that classic. 😎


        • vulpesffb Says:

          Now I know how to draw you out, simply by feeding you partial lines from famous movies that you’ll be powerless to resist completing! Kinda like they did to Roger Rabbit by tapping out the “Shave and a haircut” rhythm!


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