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Man Cuts Arm Off with Guillotine

“I tried to think of a witty comment to this story … but I was stumped.” So begins the comments section to the story about a Washington man who was rushed to the emergency department after cutting off his arm with a homemade guillotine. While the story is sad, many of the comments are amusing … in a morbid kind of way.
A picture of the actual guillotine is here.
Then there’s this article about whether the patient may have Body Integrity Identity Disorder. A related story describes a man who wanted to cut his arm off with a table saw but who lost his … nerve.
Aaaaugh. Make it stop.

8 Responses to “Man Cuts Arm Off with Guillotine”

  1. Sarah says:

    I think “but I was stumped” could be construed as witty…

  2. SeaSpray says:

    Maybe I missed something …but, why did he build a guillotine? I’m sorry it happened to him, but what a SEVER ely dangerous thing to do. That would be one relationship I’d be ready to sever.

  3. Felix Kasza says:

    Come on, people, cut it out now. It’s a tragedy, no matter how you slice it …

  4. Joe says:

    While the debate on circarmcision rages on, we know which side this man stands on.

  5. DefendUSA says:

    I looked awful silly laughing so hard at these comments and then, I tried to explain…

  6. Hueydoc says:

    I once met Jeff Foxworthy and asked him what’s the last thing a Redneck says before he goes to the ER ?
    “Hey Ya’ll ! Watch THIS !”

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