Urban Legends

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How well do you know your urban legends?

  • 1
    In 1984 a newspaper announced a Daylight Saving Time contest to see who could save the most daylight.
  • 2
    Researchers have developed genetically engineered fruit trees that bear meat.
  • 3
    The BBC reported an outbreak of "zombism" in a Cambodian town.

  • 4
    An Associated Press dispatch mistakenly sent out to newspapers included home phone numbers for hundreds of well-known sports figures.
  • 5
    A pair of hoaxsters once led hundreds of gullible New Yorkers into participating in a scheme to saw Manhattan Island in half.
  • 6
    During a photo opportunity at a 1988 grocers' convention, President Bush was "amazed" at encountering supermarket scanners for the first time.

  • 7
    The middle name of President Harry Truman was just the letter 'S.'
  • 8
    University of Texas student loses both kidneys to organ thieves.
  • 9
    All colleges have regulations specifying how long students must wait if an instructor fails to appear, and these wait times vary depending upon the academic rank of the instructor.
  • 10
    The Beatles hid "Paul is dead" clues in their albums and songs.

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