The hammer in Spain is plainly to ease the strain


LUBIA, Spain, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Bashing the boss, crushing computers and mashing mobile phones are some of the fun new stress-relief techniques offered at a Spanish junkyard. For 40 euros ($52) frazzled Spaniards can take out their frustrations on modern life's most pernicious irritants like cars, computers, phones and photos of the boss. A scrapyard in the village of Lubia, 160 kms (100 miles) northeast of Madrid, provides sledgehammers, helmets, overalls, goggles and head-banging ...

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