- Aug 30, 2004, 3:13 PM
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Giuseppe Cannella had a big surprise for his mother-in-law when he put a jet engine on the back of her wheelchair. Mr Cannella says the chair can now do top speeds of more than 60mph and has proved the star of a model plane championship during the Bank Holiday. ... "Originally it was a gimmick. I had a jet engine and I was going to put it on a go cart. "But the missus says put it on something unusual and so I put it on the mother-in-law's wheelchair," said Mr Cannella, who is from Luton in Bedfordshire. "She was on holiday at the time so she didn't know what I was doing until she came back. ... http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/lincolnshire/3611660.stm I love the line: "I had a jet engine ..."
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- Aug 30, 2004, 4:08 PM
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Well, yanno, he had an extra one lying around...
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