Anonymous E-mail Ends Dead-Eel Toss
DON GONYEA, host:
Good morning. I'm Don Gonyea.
For decades, an English village has a held a competition where fishermen hurl giant, dead eels at each other. You know, a dead eel toss. It's a fundraiser, but this weekend the eels were replaced with dock bumpers after an anonymous e-mailer threatened to bring negative publicity. The e-mailer said the game was disrespectful to the dead eel. Local residents say they're dismayed by the change. This is MORNING EDITION.
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