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Well, This is Awkward. Lube can also set off alarms at the airport.

I learned that a splash of glitter could look like bomb residue during the screening process at the airport.

But you know those swabbings that they do randomly at the airport?

Jeff Dunham learned the hard way that the “lotion” found on his puppets derriere resembled the material some explosives are made out of.

He has no idea where the material on the puppet’s bum came from.

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  1. The swabbing machine generates a certain number of false positives to make sure the logging procedures are being followed. I had one case where I was checking an empty wine shipper box (anticipating it to be filled at destination for the return), and it came up positive even though it was an empty box with the styrofoam holders. *SHRUG*

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