World War I Artillery Shell Put Out With The Trash It's believed a landlord in London, Ontario, tossed the shell while he was cleaning up after recently evicted tenants. A neighbor who found the shell said, "Those idiots had that in their house."
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It's believed a landlord in London, Ontario, tossed the shell while he was cleaning up after recently evicted tenants. A neighbor who found the shell said, "Those idiots had that in their house."

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. One-hundred years after the first world war, French farmers still sometimes encounter a buried artillery shell. That's understandable. What's less understandable is that someone in London, Ontario, found a World War I artillery shell put out with the trash and found by a neighbor. It's believed the shell was tossed by a landlord cleaning up after recently evicted tenants. The neighbor who found the shell said, quote, "those idiots had that in their house." It's MORNING EDITION.

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