Claim: Photograph shows a man who tried to scratch his nose with a power drill.
Status: Real picture; inaccurate description..
Examples: [Collected via e-mail, 2001]
There’s a current law suit in the works by a Minnesota man named Henry
Mr. Harleny is suing a famous drill company for physical damages caused
He successfully got rid of the “itch”, but in the process he “drilled” off
Here is a statement by Mr. Harleny:
“No where on the package, or on the actual tool was there a warning that
Mr. Harleny is suing for $25 million.
again we have a case of someone’s adding a humorous but fictitious explanation to a photograph of completely different origin.
This is not a picture of someone who “placed a power drill up his nose” to scratch and itch and “drilled off his nose,” nor is any person named
Henry Harleny “suing a famous drill company” because the tool he purchased lacked a label warning consumers “not to place the drill up their nose.” The picture was taken from an episode of The Learning Channel’s television program
Last updated: 21 September 2006