Friday, Apr. 01, 2011

The Spaghetti Tree - 1957

Switzerland is known for banks and chocolate, not spaghetti, right? Tell that to the millions who fell victim to a BBC April Fools' report touting the bumper harvests from Swiss spaghetti trees. The report, which ran three minutes, even led some to ask how they could have a spaghetti tree of their own. The Beeb's response? Put a strand of spaghetti in tomato sauce and "hope for the best."