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Swedish man and his dog fall into fecal lagoon

TT/David Landes · 26 Jun 2009, 10:26

Published: 26 Jun 2009 10:26 GMT+02:00

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Thomas Sundberg and his dog Rex were walking near the Kramfors-Sollefteå airport last week when Sundberg felt the ground give way beneath him, newspaper Tidningen Ångermanland reports.

Seconds later, man and dog found themselves nearly submerged in a hole filled with excrement.

Fortunately, both Sundberg and Rex were able to escape from the slimy pool of filth.

“It stank something fierce and I took my clothes off immediately,” Sundberg told the newspaper.

“I called my wife and then ran naked to a nearby river where we jumped in the water to get rid of the worst of the shit. I just threw my clothes away.”

The hole was actually a sludge lagoon maintained by Kramfors municipality to store and dry sewage from a number of wells.

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Municipality representative Tomas Lundin promised to investigate the matter to determine why the area wasn’t properly marked.

TT/David Landes (news@thelocal.se)

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10:59 June 26, 2009 by Faunaman
That's what I call being stuck in the sh--it!
11:50 June 26, 2009 by jack sprat
Poo,........Poo.........Poor Guy!
11:53 June 26, 2009 by Hauhr
Sh!t happens...
12:35 June 26, 2009 by peropaco
This gives new meaning to the word. I am in deep schit now... ;-)
13:27 June 26, 2009 by ArmaLite
Up sh!t ckreek without a paddle
14:02 June 26, 2009 by hilt_m
That's a whole lot of sh!t lol poor bloke.
14:05 June 26, 2009 by justanotherexpat
When he hit the sh*t did he shout out "FAN!"?
14:18 June 26, 2009 by DAVID T
What's brown and sticky?

A stick
14:39 June 26, 2009 by A.I.
when you are under a deep sh!t keep your mouth shut :-)
15:29 June 26, 2009 by Streja
Noone has commented on him having taken his clothes off. Isn't that mandatory on the local?
15:33 June 26, 2009 by 7
thank goodness you picked up the slack. yes, typical swedish emasculated male showing his support for the femminazi/commies going topless in malmö's swimming pools with their saggy boobies horrifying the burka-wearing muslims who are outraged over the danish cartoons.

sweden, save yourself and your culture which we all ridicule because it's so liberal

(did i leave anything out?)
15:35 June 26, 2009 by Muttlestar Galactica
Excited coprophiliacs from all over the land are sure to appear.
15:41 June 26, 2009 by Muttlestar Galactica
Only that the reason it was him in the first and not the brave English/American adroit focused person coming up behind him was because he was hogging the path by walking in a hesitant and erratic manner.

Therefore he got what he deserved, that bad, bad Swede.

At least his accident precluded being bum-raped by brown people on the way home (unless an over eager coprophiliac was at large).
15:43 June 26, 2009 by Streja
I'm sure that if a British man had been around, or an American man, they would of course have helped him up as they always offer ASSistance to people in need or in deep .
15:45 June 26, 2009 by Muttlestar Galactica
I'm not certain mediocre SAT scores and an RSA level II in business admin would have helped much.
18:46 June 26, 2009 by 7
huh? dude put down the hash pipe cuz you're high.
18:50 June 26, 2009 by Inletwatcher
Then plain and simple, read between the lines of my three upheld fingers

What hole did you crawl up from?

Inlet An "idiot in mourning"
19:50 June 26, 2009 by bolababu

You definitely are not related to any of those white people who have made the world a better place.

Michael Jackson was not afraid of being human and so his flaws were in the open. God knows what evil you have lurking in your closet but it is easy to hide behind your computer and judge other people.

Besides slave trade and the mass murdering of innocent people whose cultures and religion dared to be different from yours, your kind have definitely made the world a better place.
19:54 June 26, 2009 by Gustav- Fælbönnran
You left out our role in WWII.
20:29 June 26, 2009 by Mzungu
Shit happens! Often for the few,less for others,thats life!

*lucky he never had a 'Marlborough' lit up at the time,there could well have been a big bang, followed by a cloud of over Sollefteå*

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20:58 June 26, 2009 by dtes
so typical of the THIRD WORLD you wouldnt expect it in sweden would ya?
22:43 June 26, 2009 by 7
more fail on my part. i need note cards.
05:10 June 27, 2009 by lexprof
For the information of the uneducated, Sweden outlawed slavery before the discovery of America, and there is no record of a swedish ship transporting slaves from Africa. The slave trade existed in Africa long before Europeans reached Africa, and according to some reports, slavery still exists in Africa. As for mass murder, no race has a monopoly on mass murder, it has been carried out by all races.
10:01 June 27, 2009 by bolababu
For the benefit of the ignorant, no one has referred specifically to Sweden, the comment was about "white people" making the world a better place which isn't even being disputed except for the fact that they are also not saints but common humans who have done as much damage to the world as good.
17:05 June 27, 2009 by M. Lind
Did the gentleman in the sink and stink story happen to yell out: 'DON'T FLUSH?'
17:48 June 27, 2009 by Storlom
This reminds me of when I was riding on a tour bus in Sweden with a group of my fellow Americans. When I asked why the back of the bus was becoming filled with fumes of excrement, a fellow tourist stated that the toilet was "broken." I volunteered to take a look. After wrapping my handkerchief over my nose, I entered the small chamber and happened to see a red button that clearly stated in Swedish, "push to flush toilet." I pressed the button once, then again - problem solved. When told how I solved the problem, another tourist looked at me with utter innocence and asked, "Why couldn't they have written the sign in English?"
21:10 June 29, 2009 by pariah
This would not disgust the Hindu Aghori. Indeed they would be delighted to swim in feces as they mix it with human flesh and eat it: http://tiny.cc/iYjxx
21:16 June 29, 2009 by Mzungu
Ooooh!... Crap,luckily have finished my köttbulle and beetroot sandwich!

*better wash it down with a beer*
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