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The elephant story has been around forever; according to Snopes, since 1998. And it's false--even the Darwin Awards website says it's an urban legend.

The guy who was suffocated by the sand actually died in 1997 and won the Darwin award that year, according to the Darwin Awards site.

Couldn't find the bungee jumper on that site, or the dynamite story, or the cobwebs story, or the car keys, or the jogger, or the knifing, or the bicycle shop, or the millipede, so I suspect that you may have gotten some "glurge" in your email.

However, the stories on the Darwin site are very funny, although not all have been confirmed yet.


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