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David_W
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April Fools

Anyone found any good ones yet?  The BBC did try, bless em, with a story about an electric Rolls Royce but it was quite obviously a fake attempt.  Any decent ones anywhere?
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electric Rolls Royce

There is a genuine prototype though......
See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12613063
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That photo in the Guardian is St Michaels Mount, Mounts Bay, near Penzance, lovely place, I remember as a kid playing in the water with my sister and seeing a huge crab which terrified me, and riding near there on my BMX when I saw my first ever dragon fly, I never realised how big they were, haven't seen one since oddly.
That RR may not be a A1 joke?
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From the Telegraph
Sales of ‘wet dog’ perfume soar

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I like Mark Twain's quote:-
This is the day upon which I am reminded of what I am on the other three hundred and sixty-four.
or something like that
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Rob Brydon did the whole Ken Bruce show on R2 this morning impersonating Ken.
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According to the BBC, that Guardian one isn't an Aprils fool either, it's genuine  Crazy
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I still think the NT one is a joke, though they have published a page http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-visits-walks/w-visits-silly-walks.htm ... now surely calling this page Silly Walks makes you think of the famous Monty Python sketch with John Cleese.
One thing I know for sure, that image is indeed of St Michaels Mount.
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BBC Today Prog on R4 did an article about a wonderful new 3D sound system that gets inside your head!! And walks round it!
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Truth's stranger than fiction then  Grin
Just bought the Grauniad paper version and found it..’The Guardian – by Royal Appointment  Grin.  It says it’s starting a 24 hour blog that will ‘chronicle every key development in the fevered preparations for the happy day’  ‘Reflecting the paper’s unmatched regard for the hard-working royals’ Grin Grin    It ends with a ‘Royal’ crest under which is the moto ‘sis tranquillus est locum’  Cheesy  Very good
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Advert in the Mail today by landrover which says it is an offence to display your Tax disk more than 5 degrees from the vertical position but Land rover provide a special disk holder that automatically rotates the disk so it is in a vertical position irrespective of the angle the land rover is parked..
Assume this is an April fools joke    it would be possible to make such a device but the cost would be considerable.
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