Monday, March 31, 2008

The Toronto Star's 10 Things We Learned This Week

Some of the things we learned this week, according to the Toronto Star's weekly feature "10 Things We Learned This Week" includes:

Among the Top 10 April Fool's jokes of all time, as determined by the Museum of Hoaxes:
In 1992, National Public Radio announced that Richard Nixon was running for president again.
His slogan: "I didn't do anything wrong, and I won't do it again."

Among the Top 5 April Fool's jokes of all time: In 1996, the Taco Bell Corporation took out full-page newspaper ads announcing it had bought the Liberty Bell –
"and was renaming it the Taco Liberty Bell"

Lions from Africa used to be kept in a menagerie in the Tower of London.

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