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Two Goats Later…

By Tony Hicks
Wednesday, September 5th, 2007 at 9:20 am in Uncategorized.

I feel much better now.

Apparently all those airline issues I wrote about last Sunday are about to disappear. The trouble was they were trying to solve their problems with 21st Century solutions when, as we all know, simple measures are sometimes best.

According to, in Kathmandu (yes, like the Bob Seger song), “Officials at Nepal’s state-run airline have sacrificed two goats to appease Akash Bhairab, the Hindu sky god, following technical problems with one of its Boeing 757 aircraft, the carrier said Tuesday.”

I’m assuming they said this with a straight face.

“Nepal Airlines, which has two Boeing aircraft, has had to suspend some services in recent weeks due to the problem. The goats were sacrificed in front of the troublesome aircraft Sunday at Nepal’s only international airport in Kathmandu in accordance with Hindu traditions, an official said.”

In related news, my car wouldn’t start this morning and my neighbor’s cat is missing. But everything’s fine now.

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One Response to “Two Goats Later…”

  1. Craig Says:

    I dont have a goat, and the neighbors dont have a cat. Can I use my 17 year old if the car breaks down and does this apply to motorhomes?