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Believe It or DON’T

Believe It or DON’T

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Believe It or DON’T

On this day in 1957, the BBC announced that because of a mild winter in Switzerland, spaghetti trees were producing more spaghetti than normal. And they showed footage of people pulling strands of spaghetti off tree branches.

People immediately started calling in asking how to grow their own spaghetti tree. So the BBC told them, quote, “place a sprig of spaghetti in a tin of tomato sauce and hope for the best.”

Believe It or DON’T

On this day in 1985, “Sports Illustrated” claimed a rookie pitcher named Sidd Finch was planning to play for the Mets. They said he could throw 168 miles an hour, and that he trained at a monastery in Tibet.

Believe It or DON’T

On this day in 1996, Taco Bell said they had bought the Liberty Bell and were renaming it the “Taco Liberty Bell.” Outrage ensued.

And yes all of these were April Fool’s pranks! Happy April Fools Day!