The Best April Fool’s Prank Ever

Today is, of course, April Fool’s Day, and I thought I’d share with you one of the best April Fool’s Day pranks ever: the great Swiss Spaghetti Harvest.

It happened on April 1, 1957, when “the British news show Panorama broadcast a three-minute segment about a bumper spaghetti harvest in southern Switzerland”. Thousands of curious viewers called the BBC to ask about the harvest, and many asked where they could buy their own spaghetti trees!

Read all about it here or here.

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