Tuesday, October 10, 2006

List of April Fool’s Jokes

Today is the right day to visit Museum of Hoaxes’s famous list of Top 100 April Fool’s Day Hoaxes of All Time.

At no. 1 is 1957 The Swiss Spaghetti Harvest, where BBC news show Panorama announced that very mild winter and elimination of the spaghetti weevil had created a bumper crop for Swiss spaghetti tree growers.
A huge number of viewers called in to ask how they can grow their own spaghetti tree - to which the BBC responded "place a sprig of spaghetti in a tin of tomato sauce and hope for the best."
Check out the rest of the list: Link

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