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European Committee Bans Single-Shelled Eggs -- April Fool's Day, 2003
The European Committee issued a communique in which it declared that it was banning single-shelled eggs, in order to prevent cracked eggs being found in food stores. The ban was a play on the French word "coque" which means both egg shell and ship's hull.

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