Department of It Could Be Worse

As in the way it is in Bangkok (via 538 Significant Digits which picked this up from the New York Times, where I too saw it):


That’s the number of snake-removal calls the Bangkok Fire and Rescue Department has fielded this year, which is about three times higher than the figure in 2012. They hang out in toilets and attack the people who use them. The snakes, not the Bangkok Fire and Rescue Department. Should have been more specific there. [The New York Times]

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