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The Great Doughnut Hoax
Three years ago Robert Ligon announced that he had invented a low-fat doughnut. He stood to make millions off the invention. But a few days ago he was hauled off by the police, who simultaneously raided his warehouse and confiscated over 18,000 of his doughnuts (all of which, I'm sure, will be held as evidence... not one of them will mysteriously disappear). You see, Ligon's doughnuts weren't actually low-fat. He was simply buying normal donuts and slapping a low-fat label on them.
Categories: Food
Posted by The Curator on Thu Mar 04, 2004
Comments (1)
That was the funniest thing I've read in a long time. Just goes to prove how gullible people can be. But what can I say, people bought pet rocks, too.
Posted by Jim Brymer  in  San Marcos, TX  on  Mon Mar 08, 2004  at  01:50 AM
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