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Soothsaying guinea pig predicts Swiss win

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 00:55

June 14 - Soothsaying Swiss guinea pig predicts win for her national team's first match, by delivering her psychic dropping on the Swiss side of the pitch. Gavino Garay reports.

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Madame Shiva is a soothsaying guinea pig of many wonders. Of the various cuddly animals whose forte is predicting World Cup winners, this furry friend chosen by NGO Swissaid, says her Swiss home country will win its first match. But her future telling powers aren't all too glamorous. She predicts the winning team with droppings. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MEMBER OF SWISSAID'S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE JON ANDREA FLORIN SAYING: "She is making a dropping either in the middle of the field, then it's draw, or on the swiss side then it's Swiss winning, or on the Hondurian, French or Ecuadorian side and then, it's the other part winning." And for the Swiss team's first game against Ecuador -- where guinea pigs are a dish du jour -- Madame Shiva delivered her dropping to her home team. Only time will tell if she's right about where the goals will be delivered.

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Soothsaying guinea pig predicts Swiss win

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 00:55