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Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Was That An Earthquake?
This should be filed under perfect timing: yesterday California State University, Monterey Bay had organized an earthquake drill complete with police, rescue workers, and actors to play victims. Five minutes into the drill a real earthquake hit. Reportedly "it didn't appear that anybody who took part in the drill was noticeably frightened by the real quake." Probably because they figured it was all part of the simulation.
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Posted by The Curator on Wed Sep 29, 2004
Comments (6)
They should immediately stop all kinds of training in future. How knows what may happen...
Posted by Lox  on  Wed Sep 29, 2004  at  07:16 PM
OOps I meant "who"
Posted by Lox  on  Wed Sep 29, 2004  at  07:17 PM
Yeah, I hope they don't try a nuclear war drill.
Posted by Big Gary C  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Wed Sep 29, 2004  at  11:16 PM
Yet another time God decided to play a prank. Even the all-powerful have to have fun sometimes.
Posted by PlantPerson  on  Thu Sep 30, 2004  at  01:23 PM
Big Gary C, don't you mean nucular? If our esteemed Mr. President pronounces it that way, it must be right....
Posted by Mark R  on  Fri Oct 01, 2004  at  08:37 PM
Yeah, Mark R, that's all part of the phony Texas accent Shrub uses to cover up his Eastern prep-school origins.
I have a REAL Texas accent, and I pronounce it "new-clear."
Posted by Big Gary C  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Mon Oct 04, 2004  at  04:01 PM
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