Divorce is a serious matter, but sometimes the reasons for it can be amusing, as this collection of news stories shows. 1. "Woman divorced for hit on pet dog" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_950286.html> "A woman in China has been divorced for hiring four hitmen to kill her husband's pet dog" 2. "Man married wrong twin" <http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?art_id=iol1099000374612T500> "A Romanian man is demanding a divorce after finding out he married the twin sister of the woman he fell in love with" 3. "Man divorces and sues wife over ugly past" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_967364.html> "A Chinese man has divorced and sued his wife for £55,000 after discovering she'd had plastic surgery before they met" 4. "Groom finds bride is bald, wants divorce" <http://smh.com.au/articles/2004/07/07/1089000232618.html> "A university professor in Helwan, south of Cairo, demanded a divorce after discovering on his wedding night that his bride was bald" 5. "Bryan Adams causes divorce...but it?s not what you think" <http://www.bmoviecentral.com/bmoviecentral/blog/index.php?p=449> "Tina Shaw blames her ex-hubby for launching her love affair with Canadian rocker Bryan Adams. So she was bit surprised when he then named the superstar in their divorce as a reason for the split" 6. "Wife divorces husband because of 'thunderous snores'" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_796462.html> 7. "Yemeni man seeks peace in second marriage" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200209/s679345.htm> "A Yemeni man has reportedly divorced his first wife because she was loud and argumentative and then picked a deaf and mute woman as his new bride" 8. "Rows between mother and daughter-in-law drive man to seek divorce" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_975380.html> "[A] judge refused, saying because he still loved his wife he must put up with the rows" 9. "Jordanian man divorces wife three times over phone bills" <http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_3-6-2004_pg9_7> "A Jordanian man has divorced his wife for a third, and final, time in three years, accusing her of ruining him financially because she spent hours talking on the phone" 10. "Wedding photo sparked instant divorce" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_803918.html> "A Saudi man divorced his wife immediately after the ceremony when his bride's brother insisted in taking a photograph of the newly married couple" 11. "A granny seeks divorce after husband's sex change" <http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-06/02/content_335913.htm> "A Chinese couple in their 80s are divorcing after the husband decided to have a sex change" 12. "Husband divorces wife over dreams" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_800126.html> "The husband told a divorce court that a dream interpreter advised him a snake represents a lover, meaning his wife is cheating on him" 13. "Lotto win kills marriage" <http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2004/01/21/320050-ap.html> "Kenneth Parker, 77, filed for divorce last summer after learning his wife of 16 1/2 years wasn't going to share her winnings" 14. "Inflatable doll leads to divorce" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1106176.html> "The Romanian mother of two said she couldn't accept the idea of being cheated - even if her rival was an inflatable doll" 15. "Woman seeks divorce over Euro 2004 obsession" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_991468.html> "A woman from London has asked her husband for a divorce because he's pre- occupied with Euro 2004"
Wednesday, November 3, 2004
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