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The spaghetti tree hoax

In honour of April Fool’s day…a joke involving a spaghetti tree is listed among the top 100 hoaxes of all time. In 1957, the BBC broadcast a story about a bumper spaghetti harvest from spaghetti trees in Switzerland. Many UK listeners called in with questions, including how they could grow their own spaghetti trees.

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Set the table for home ec

The Guelph Mercury published an editorial on the weekend in support of the idea of bringing home ec back – which I had written about in my column earlier in the week. Click here to read their editorial.

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