A man in China has burned his wife's savings after she hid them inside a cooker.
Li Dongling from Foshan in China's Guangdong Province decided to stash her 8,000 Yuan (around £800) in her rice cooker after a string of burglaries.
"I thought the rice cooker would be the safest place," she said. "No one would check there."
Unfortunately, according to online reports, no one did - including her husband.
Li forgot to tell her hubbie about the scheme - and when he came back a little peckish a few days later disaster struck.
Turning on the cooker to boil some water, he soon smelled smoke.
"Something was wrong," he said. "Then I saw billows of smoke from the cooker. ... I called my wife and she shouted at me over the phone, calling me a moron."
In total the man turned about 3,000 Yuan to ashes - and while the couple's bank say they will replace any complete charred notes, the couple have surely learned their lesson.
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