Sting in tail for Malena's doubters.
A MALAYSIAN woman has emerged triumphant from a locked glass room where she had lived for the past 30 days with 2,700 scorpions.
Malena Hassan, aged 24, was mobbed by scores of supporters - delighted that she had proved those who said she would be unable to stay the course.
They watched her set what she claimed is a Malaysian record at an exhibition in Kota Bahru Museum, in north-eastern Kelantan state.
"This is my dream come true," she said, minutes after she stepped out of the cramped cramped
1. Uncomfortably small or restricted: cramped living quarters.
2. Difficult to read, especially for being crowded into a small space: cramped handwriting. room filled with poisonous poi·son·ous
Relating to or caused by a poison.
having the properties of a poison.
poisonous bride's bush
Her trainer, Ali Khan Ali Khan is a citizen of Pakistan, and a permanent resident of the United States. One of his sons, Majid Khan, was held in extrajudicial detention, in secret interrogation centers, run by the CIA, for four years. Shamsudin, said his Malena, whom he picked to perform the feat from 36 women, seemed healthy despite having been stung stung
Past tense and past participle of sting.
the past of sting
Adj. 1. seven times and running a high fever at one point.
Malena only left the glass room once a day from July 1, for 15 minutes at a time.
She slept, ate and performed Muslim prayers in the room, furnished fur·nish
tr.v. fur·nished, fur·nish·ing, fur·nish·es
1. To equip with what is needed, especially to provide furniture for.
2. with a bed and a table.
Thousands of people - including many senior government officials - visited the museum to view Malena's potentially deadly exploit.
Over the past several years, Malaysians have displayed a growing penchant for offbeat off·beat
An unaccented beat in a measure.
Not conforming to an ordinary type or pattern; unconventional: offbeat humor. records.
They include the highest backward climb up a staircase, the largest number of old people at a circus and the greatest number of heads shampooed in one day at a shopping mall.
THE STING: Malena with one of the scorpions