Man uses 13,000-year-old tools to fix Pinto
PITTSBURGH - Landscapers digging a fish pond in Noah Swayne’s front yard last week found a cache of 13,000-year-old tools buried by ice age hunter-gatherers.
Swayne immediately grabbed the rock-like instruments and went to work on his long-idled ‘73 Pinto. Now he claims that the tools are the only ones capable of fixing the old car.
“I’d given up on the damn thing,” said Swayne, “but with these tools, I was able to fix everything in about a half hour.”
Archaeologists are urging Swayne to donate the tools to a museum.
“All in good time,” said Swayne. “I can’t give them away for as long as I own the Pinto.”
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