From Me and the BBC

Happy April everybody.

The Best April Fools Joke ever.

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Filed under Global Warming, Holidays, Humor

48 responses to “From Me and the BBC

  1. Awesome. (I thought it was David Attenborough too.)

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  2. How perfect to have Terry Jones do that..the man who fought the giant electric penguin in the Python version of Scott of The Antarctic…

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    • I had forgotten about that — I think I need to re-discover Monty Python. And only partly because my life seems like a long python skit!

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  3. Remember “Flo” from the old series “Alice” who often said, “When donkeys fly…” Well,… This was cute, Elyse. Thanks!

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  4. The presence of Terry Jones was the only reason I suspected it was fake. Otherwise I would have been showing my son and teaching him penguins can really fly.

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  5. WordsFallFromMyEyes

    This is great – just so great! Loved it πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    Very convincing. Hilarious. Pigs might fly, too.

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  6. The English have had some great ones over the years. There was the one about switching to driving on the right side of the road, but making the change-over gradually; and The Guardian always has some good ones, like the Pro-Monarchy party taking control, and switching their news to an all-twitter format.

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  7. Oh God, somewhere out there someone is blaming this on Global Warming, or the lack thereof.

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  8. Val

    I remember this and I also revisit it from time to time. Love it! But while I agree it’s the best now… the really best first crazy one was the spaghetti harvest: http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/1/newsid_2819000/2819261.stm

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  9. Ps. Your lobbying worked over at B-man…you’re winning!

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  10. Well played Elyse, well played indeed…..hahahaha!

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  11. Le Clown

    Elyse,
    This was SO good. So good.
    Le Clown

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  12. Check out Bing.com. They have a great animated background today. And Google has unveiled the Beta test version of Google Smell. ‘Nuff said.

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    • That’s really funny — I googled “Google Smell” and I can get a wet dog smell! Yummy. Of course, I don’t need an app for that — I have Cooper …

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  13. In offices all over the world, water cooler discussions are taking place on how penguins can fly. To the office skeptic, they say, “No really, it’s true. I saw it online!”

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  14. Jueseppi B.

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  15. … and somewhere, Ken Ham and Ray Comfort are completely losing their minds because they think this is real.

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