Maraca Caca

Patients at a hospital in Cardiff, Wales, say they are “too scared” to use a day room for patients as it’s so far from staff, no one would hear them if they called for help. There is no “call” button in the room either. Staff at the Royal Infirmary’s West Wing provided a solution: they placed a tambourine in the room for patients to summon a nurse in emergencies. If that doesn’t work, there’s a pair of maracas.

The patients’ plight came to light when a man visited his 90-year-old mother at the hospital. “I thought she was joking about the tambourine,” he said, “but I went to the day room and there it was.”

The unidentified man said he shook the thing, but “after 16 minutes I gave up as no one responded.” The National Health Service is investigating.

A THOUGHT: “The maracas, man. Did you try the maracas?”

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Pair of Mini Plastic Maracas (with 2.5″ Head)
LeapFrog Learn & Groove Counting Maracas
Latin Percussion LP281 L/P Professional Maracas
Glitter Maracas (1 dz)
Basic Beat BB013 Pair of Natural Wood Maracas (with 2″ Head)


About Chase Morgan
Chase Morgan is just your average, ordinary All-American writer. Chase began writing several years ago, but never published anything until the "Are You Friggen' Kidding Me?" blog launched in August of 2009. Chase simply got tired of standing around and just observing all of the craziness in the world, so this anxious writer sat down and wrote the first "Are YOu Friggen' Kidding Me?" article on August 19th, 2009. Now, any time something makes Chase say, "Are You Friggen' Kidding Me?", the issue get's transformed into an article. Chase is currently single, homeless and living under a bridge in South Florida.

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