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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Home Grown Spaghetti and Flying Penguins?

In 1957, on April 1, the British Broadcasting Corporation aired a documentary program, Panorama, featuring a Swiss family harvesting their annual spaghetti crop. Spaghetti was a rare food - considered a delicacy - in Britain at this time so thousands were fooled. In fact, some viewers were so convinced and intrigued they wanted to find out where they could purchase their very own spaghetti bush according to the BBC. Here is a portion of that original documentary:

And then there is this clip put out by the BBC in the recent past:

Of course by now, you have realized that these were both April Fool's jokes, right?


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