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Old 04-01-2010, 11:04 AM
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April Fool's articles I wish were real

Wikipedia's entry on Wife Selling in English society. That looked so interesting for about ten seconds before I remembered the date.
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Old 04-01-2010, 11:50 AM
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The article is real. Wife selling was a way that people got around the restrictive divorce laws of the 17th and 18th centuries.
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Old 04-01-2010, 02:19 PM
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Pitching Phenom Sidd Finch.

This is old, but damn, that's the best piece of April Fool's writing I've ever read.
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Old 04-01-2010, 02:46 PM
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The one on NPR this morning about a CD of dirty English drinking songs from the 1800s.
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:13 PM
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The one on NPR this morning about a CD of dirty English drinking songs from the 1800s.
Aww, I missed that one.
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:18 PM
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Pitching Phenom Sidd Finch.

This is old, but damn, that's the best piece of April Fool's writing I've ever read.
Concur. I don't think anything will ever top Sidd Finch.
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:49 PM
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I finally figured out that today's Wikipedia articles had misleading descriptions or were about implausible sounding things but were true articles.

Oh well, still a topic worthy of discussion.
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Old 04-02-2010, 09:56 AM
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League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 1988

http://www.comicsalliance.com/2010/0...entlemen-1988/
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