When Pie Fights Turn Brutal

The next time you have an asinine argument about the correct way to prepare an omelet, or whether Multi-Bran Chex are better than Corn Chex, remember that the discussion could always turn both sillier and considerably more dangerous.

The Telegraph reports on a quarrel between two brothers over how to top a shepherd’s pie:

After a day spent drinking, Michael Garvin cooked his brother John the traditional English dish for dinner, expecting a grateful response.

John, however, voiced his disquiet that the pie was not topped with a layer of sliced tomatoes.

His brother, a chef, claimed a layer of tomatoes was not the appropriate way to finish off a shepherd’s pie, and responded by hitting him over the head with a shovel.

For the record: The shovel-wielding brother was correct, if overly enthusiastic.

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