Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Another Thing That Make Canada and The Yukon So Cool

Is NOTHING sacred anymore??? My Mother was in Dawson City doing this exact thing the night a drunk American stole the first toe they had. I assume it must be difficult aquiring an actually mummified toe on short notice.

The Downtown Hotel in Dawson City is counting its fingers and toes … and there’s at least one missing.

The Yukon hotel’s Sourdough Saloon is down one one human toe after a patron boasted about and then followed through with stealing a mummified toe that is used in the saloon’s infamous Sourtoe Cocktail on Saturday.

“We are furious,” said Terry Lee, the hotel’s toe captain who performs the Sourtoe ceremony. “This guy asked to do the Toe after the 9 to 11 p.m. toe time hours and one of the new staff served it to him to be nice — and this is how he pays her back. What a low life.”

The cocktail involves downing a shot of whiskey that contains a human toe inside the glass. The drinker’s lips must touch the toe in order to be initiated into a club and issued a certificate.
In a statement, Lee said the man is from Quebec, had a French accent and had been bragging about possibly stealing the toe before he took the drink.

The hotel plans to fine the patron $2,500 and is offering a reward for anyone who has information about the theft. The man also left his certificate, which bears his name, and police are now investigating.

“Toes are very hard to come by,” said Lee. “And stunts like this adversely affect the whole community, not just the Downtown Hotel. We fortunately have a couple of backup toes, but we really need this one back.”



Debra She Who Seeks said...

They have "a couple of backup toes"????? Hahahahaahaha! Hope they're still not attached to their owners.

Cal's Canadian Cave of Coolness said...

Or someone is getting a call they didn't want to get.