Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Swiss Spaghetti Harvest 1957

In 1957 the BBC broke a story about the Swiss Spaghetti harvest. According to the Museum of Hoaxes, "Huge numbers of viewers were taken in. Many called the BBC wanting to know how they could grow their own spaghetti tree. To this, the BBC diplomatically replied, "place a sprig of spaghetti in a tin of tomato sauce and hope for the best.'"

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