Perhaps the best April Fools prank of all time? The Swiss Spaghetti Harvest.

Geography. , Iconic. , Learning. Mar 24, 2018 No Comments

With April Fools day fast approaching I had a little look on YouTube & came across a prank broadcast by the BBC in 1957. Titled the Swiss Spaghetti Harvest, the Panorama presenter Richard Dimbleby reported that a very mild winter and the virtual elimination of a type of weevil had allowed Swiss farmers to enjoy a bumper spaghetti crop.


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