LONDON (Wireless Flash) – Maybe they should call them “cup-a- ccinos:” A South London barmaid claims drinking up to a dozen cappuccinos a day has made her breasts grow from a 34A to 34D.

LAS VEGAS – Oddsmakers are already placing their bets on who will win this season’s Survivor. A books manager at the Stardust Casino in Las Vegas says he favors 27-year-old soccer player Ethan to win the game show’s $1 million prize.

PONTALARLIER, France – Absinthe is making a comeback in France, where harvesters are now gathering crops to distill the first batch of the hallucinogenic liquor to be sold there in years. The drink was banned in 1914 and only recently re-legalized.

NEW YORK – Jeepers creepers! The kid who plays “Dewey” on Malcolm in the Middle is trick or treating for used peepers. Erik Per Sullivan is the spokesperson for Sight Night – a program where kids trick-or-treat for old eyeglasses which are sent to people in impoverished countries.

NEW YORK – Captain’s Log: The New York Post claims William Shatner can be heard breaking wind while chatting with former Star Trek co-star Leonard Nimoy in a documentary titled Mind Meld: Secrets Behind the Voyage of a Lifetime. However, the video’s director says the sound was most likely a cable wire that became entangled and “made a squeak.”

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. – The Breakfast of Champions is now celebrating losers. Wheaties Cereal is distributing boxes honoring the 40-year rivalry between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys. Only problem: This year, both teams are winless.

CITTANOVA, Italy – The parents of a two-year-old boy in Italy are trying to figure out why authorities have given the tot a speeding ticket. Officials in Cittanova admit they may have made an error, but say the parents must pay the almost $300 fine and seek compensation later.

NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA, Germany – German fast food lovers are facing a future of smaller french fries. Bad weather in the country’s main potato- growing region has resulted in smaller potatoes, which means fries will be significantly shorter this year.

BURBANK – Scooby Doo and the gang are doing it Broadway style. Later this month, Warner Brothers will launch a stage show featuring the cartoon ghost-hunting gang searching for a spook at a movie studio.

NEW YORK – Lynne Cheney, the wife of Vice President Dick Cheney, has just written a new children’s book that makes patriotism as simple as ABC. Cheney’s new book, America: A Patriotic Primer (Simon & Schuster) will be released in February but she claims she was working on it before the terrorist attack.