Pope accidentally says rude word, corrects self

The Bishop of Rome had a problem with cock at his weekly blessing. Listen out for "questo cazzo--questo caso", which translates to "this cock--this example". [via Gawker]

No sex toys, please, we're Delhian


Photo: REUTERS/Nir Elias

The Times of India reports a police crackdown on sex toy sales in Delhi. [via Arbroath]

After a tip-off, a team led by inspector Mukesh Walia raided Palika Bazaar on Tuesday and confiscated 14 such toys from a shop, a senior police officer said. The owner of the shop, Gurbeer Singh, has been arrested for importing and illegally selling sex toys.

Covered by a prohibition on "obscene" materials, selling sex toys is a punishable offense with up to five years' imprisonment on the cards for repeat offenders: "Even buyers can be prosecuted."

San Francisco nudists revolt

Reuters: "Two dozen pro-nudity activists wearing little but their righteous indignation assembled on the steps of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday to protest a proposed municipal ban on public nakedness."