The Lloyds Bank Coprolite

Companies compete to get naming rights for stadiums, buildings, and parks. However, Lloyds Bank didn't have to pay anything to get the largest known fossilized human turd named after it. They must be thrilled.

The Lloyds Bank Coprolite is so named because it was found on a site that later became a location of a Lloyds Bank. Apparently the turd was planted hundreds of years ago by a Viking who, scientists guess based on the size of the thing, "probably hadn't performed for a few days". The composition of the excrement reveals he (or she) ate a lot of meat and grains, and his intestines were riddled with worms.
     Posted By: Alex - Tue Jan 27, 2009
     Category: Excrement

About how many Courics did it weigh?
Posted by Zeoj on 01/27/09 at 07:37 AM
If you eat the right diet, a 9 inch turd (that's 22.86 cm for you metric people) is not that amazing.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/27/09 at 07:50 AM
Max: That's true, but I hope the worms are not part of that movement. *shudder*
Posted by AGFH on 01/27/09 at 09:10 AM
Evidence of the 1st Bundy at last?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/27/09 at 10:55 AM
Fossilized remains of Mr. Hanky's ancestors.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/27/09 at 10:56 AM
ROTFL! I saw this when I visited York! My friend and I laughed for about 20 minutes, barely able to breathe! Who puts a poop on display???

From the wikipedia site: "paleoscatologist Andrew Jones made international news with his appraisal of the item for insurance purposes: "This is the most exciting piece of excrement I've ever seen. In its own way, it's as valuable as the Crown Jewels.""


Blind Date scenario:

She: What do you do for a living?

He: I'm a paleoscatologist.

She: [thinks for a moment] You study fossilized poop?

He: That's right! Let me tell you about this Viking poop....

She: I think I hear my phone ringing.
Posted by BikerPuppy on 01/27/09 at 11:18 AM
Seeing a coprolite gives new meaning to "a moving experience."
Posted by Kenneth on 01/27/09 at 01:35 PM
I'm sur Lloyd's Bank is thrilled at being thus memorialized.
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 01/27/09 at 03:07 PM
kingmonkey - They probably think it stinks.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/27/09 at 03:10 PM
This whole thing sounds like a load of crap.
Posted by DownCrisis on 01/28/09 at 12:17 AM
how appropriate! most bankers these days are worms as well!
Posted by mrjazz on 01/28/09 at 01:29 PM
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