Saturday, June 19, 2010

Vuvuzelas. Not just for rupturing ear drums

Well that just blows.

The dreaded vuvuzela claims its first victim: Woman bursts her windpipe 'by blowing too hard'
By Mail Foreign Service

Insurance saleswoman Yvonne Mayer, 29, was unable to speak or eat for two days after ripping her windpipe when she blew the three foot horn during a street party in Cape Town.

The next day shocked doctors diagnosed her with a ruptured throat and ordered her to rest it completely to allow it to heal.

The bizarre injury is the first known vuvuzela-related accident since the World Cup kicked off last week.

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