Port-a-potties are a nasty fact of civilized life—must we make them worse? A woman at the Newlyn Fish Festival in Cornwall (“The best and biggest celebration of the sea, seafood and fishing in the UK”) was minding her own damn business in a portable toilet when she found herself lifted up into the air and transported to the other end of the festival.

A man referred to as the “harbour master” told BBC: “She got in the loo and then it was picked up and taken to the other side of the harbour with her in it. I think she was suffering from a bit of shock or she thought she had teleported across to the other side of the harbour.”

She was uninjured, organizers confirmed on Monday.

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The director of portable toilet company Andyloos remarked that this was not a particularly rare occurrence. “It does happen quite a bit to be honest—I’ve done it a few times.”


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