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The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Fake Fish Photos
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Cursed by Allah
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Become a Minister
Once upon a time it required years of study to become a minister. Then it got a bit easier when all you had to do was respond to an ad in the back of a magazine. But now, thanks to the internet, becoming a minister is dead easy. Just go to the website of the Universal Life Church and in five minutes you'll have the right to be referred to as Reverend. I think I actually became a ULC minister years ago (back when you had to send away for the form) because a friend signed me up as a joke. According to the Contra Costa Times, the ULC has ordained 18 million ministers since 1959. But the article warns that becoming a minister doesn't make your income nontaxable, though it does give you the right to marry people or exorcise demons. Interestingly, 90-95% of the people who sign up as ULC ministers identify themselves as Christians.
Categories: Religion
Posted by The Curator on Tue Jul 27, 2004
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Posted by Serge James Allen  in  Michigan  on  Sun Jul 23, 2006  at  09:02 PM
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