Maybe this article from the Martha’s Vineyard Times Online won’t strike you as funny as it strikes me,
Edgartown prohibits swimming following shark sighting
Published: July 10, 2008 : 5:40 pm
Edgartown beach officials said a large shark identified as a great white was spotted off South Beach in Edgartown today. Edgartown park commissioners acted on the report and closed South Beach to swimming.
But then again, you probably don’t live on Martha’s Vineyard like I do, and you probably haven’t seen Jaws 45,356 times, like I have.