It sounds like the start of a joke doesn’t it: how many cheerleaders can you fit in a lift? Well, some bright sparks in the home of the bright spark,
Anyway, the heroic girls, aged dangerously between 14 and17, managed to get into the lift on Tuesday night at the couldn’t-be-more-appropriately-named Jester Residence Hall on the
Predictably though the university authorities overseeing the cheerleading camp failed to see the funny side: “It's dangerous actually,” said po-faced Rhonda Weldon, the university police spokeswoman. “They're lucky that that's all that happened. Take the sign seriously,” was her valuable advice. “There are signs everywhere: no more than 15 people or 3,000 pounds.” Cheer up love!