February 27, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997, divorce became legal in Ireland and almost overnight SHDS (sudden husband death syndrome) was cured. This medical oddity seemed to happen primarily in Ireland and would occur when a husband would come home late at night from drinking at the pub, wake his wife and the six wee bairns with his stumbling and demanding that eggs and sausage be cooked the way his Gram used to do. He would then pinch his wife’s bottom, fall asleep at the table, and never wake up.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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