The man who ate the Y2K bug

Says he will keep it in his body to save the world. Which is nice

Millennium frenzy has spawned its very own would-be IT messiah, says the NHS. One patient believed he had swallowed the Millennium Bug, according to a report in today's Guardian. But the man was prepared to save the world by keeping this phantom menace in his body until the year 2000, even though he thought it could kill him. This is one example of the so called "end of the century psychosis" that nurses working near the Millennium Dome in Greenwich have been warned to expect. ®

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