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Today in WTF: Couple Weds At Taco Bell

By Marcus Gilmer in Miscellaneous on Jan 12, 2009 6:40PM

Meet Paul and Caragh Brooks. They met via an internet dating site. Caragh lived in Australia and after nine months of emails and phone calls between her and Paul, she moved to the States. On New Year's Eve, Paul proposed and she said yes. It may not be the conventional "boy-meets-girl" story, but, hey, who are we to judge? Said Paul, "We have the same brain, just in two bodies. We think alike in virtually every manner. We have the same interests, viewpoints." Good for them. But, see, here's where shit gets weird: the pair got hitched this past Friday at a Taco Bell in (ironically) Normal. According to an AP report, "because, they like to spend time at the local Taco Bell, they decided to wed there." Okay, now we're gonna judge. Look, we understand times are tough. And maybe the two do have "an off-beat relationship" as Paul told the AP. But...really? A Taco Bell? Seriously? I once broke up with a girlfriend at a Waffle House, but I don't think it's quite the same thing.