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.