Widow Sues Petsmart For Selling Killer Hamster

Widow Sues Petsmart For Selling Killer Hamster

In 2005, Petsmart sold a woman a hamster infected with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, or LCMV. The woman died of a stroke, and her liver was transplanted into Thomas Magee. He subsequently contracted LCMV and died from complications. His widow is now suing Petsmart. According to MSNBC, the lawsuit claims that “two other people who received organs from this woman died and one became seriously ill.”

McDonald's McFights McLanguage in McDictionary

McDonald's McFights McLanguage in McDictionary

Glad to see the legal department at Mickey D’s HQ is working overtime. They might also want to target the OED’s definition of the prefix “Mc,” which applies “chiefly to nouns to form nouns with the sense ‘something that is of mass appeal, a standardized or bland variety.'”