The "three strikes" business is confusing. I've always thought it should be "three strikes and you're in"; jail, that is. But would Americans buy the word play? Imagine all the Chucks, Bucks and Schmucks who would moan "What does 'three strikes and you're in' mean? That ain't baseball." And now, here, in this case, they'd be right:
A Cambodian national locked up for overstaying his visa is on the run after escaping from security officers during a trip to a bowling alley in Melbourne's west.
"No resource was spared looking for the light-footed escapee, last seen wearing a pair of two-toned, talcum powder-filled, non-marking soled shoes with the number six on the back of them," he said.