published Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Massachusetts middle schooler gets tongue stuck to pole

EASTHAMPTON, Mass. — An Easthampton middle school student, in a scene straight out of the movie "A Christmas Story" got their tongue stuck to a metal pole.

Fire Chief David Mottor says firefighters responded to White Brook Middle School at about 8 a.m. Wednesday, when temperatures were well below freezing.

Mottor tells The Republican that firefighters poured warm water on the student's tongue, freeing it.

The student was not injured.

The student's age and gender were not released.

In the 1983 movie, a character named Flick gets his tongue stuck to a metal pole after being triple-dog dared to do so.

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