Posts Tagged ‘elf’

Save The Elves

December 23, 2013

Save the Elves

An Icelandic group is seeking a court injunction to halt a highway construction project on grounds that it will disturb the Huldufólk, the ancient elves of Iceland. There has been no direct comment by the elves.


“In Iceland, elves aren’t just Santa’s little helpers,” Zachary Green, PBS Newsletter blog

“Iceland’s hidden elves delay road projects,” Jenna Gottlieb, AP via Yahoo News


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Terrorist Elf Attacks Santa!

December 5, 2009

Terrorist Attacks Santa!

The elf at Southlake Mall cut into the line of kids waiting to see Santa. Five feet tall and 108 pounds, he was dressed in tights and a red-and-green jacket with jingle bells. He carried two duffel bags, and told Santa they were full of dynamite.

Santa called mall security and headed through the food court, towards the North Pole. Police were called, the mall evacuated, and the bomb squad searched the elf’s bags.

The elf, 45-year-old William Caldwell, told a fib — there was no dynamite. Gonna get lumps of coal in his little stocking this Christmas. He’s also in jail, charged with suspicion of creating false public alarm, reckless conduct, terrorist threats and acts, possession of a hoax device, and aggravated breach of Holiday Spirit.