Landlords Want Office-Crashing Meteorite

What would you do with a meteorite if it crashed into your office?  Sell it?  Make a dragon-slaying sword with a black blade?  The doctors in the story resisted the temptation to do any of these things, and decided to donate their meteorite to the Smithsonian so everyone could see evidence of the strangest day at the office in American history.  Just when you though this fortean tale had a happy ending, enter the evil landlord….

From UPI:

A meteorite that dropped into a Virginia doctors’ office is now at the center of an ownership battle between the doctors and their landlords.Dr. Marc Gallini and Dr. Frank Ciampi said they were in the process of donating the small meteorite that crashed into their Lorton office Jan. 18 to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History when their landlords, brothers Deniz and Erol Mutlu, claimed ownership of the rock, The Washington Post reported Friday.

The meteorite that dropped into a Virginia doctors’ office is now at the center of an ownership battle between the doctors and their landlords.Dr. Marc Gallini and Dr. Frank Ciampi said they were in the process of donating the small meteorite that crashed into their Lorton office Jan. 18 to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History when their landlords, brothers Deniz and Erol Mutlu, claimed ownership of the rock, The Washington Post reported Friday.

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4 Comments on "Landlords Want Office-Crashing Meteorite"

  1. GoodDoktorBad | Jan 29, 2010 at 11:14 pm |

    Everybody wants a piece of the rock….

  2. Proof once more that landlords are douche-bags.

  3. Pig Killer | Jan 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm |

    I like how the same paragraph repeats itself. This kind of professionalism deserves merit.

  4. Pig Killer | Jan 30, 2010 at 11:32 am |

    I like how the same paragraph repeats itself. This kind of professionalism deserves merit.

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