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Dutch April fools jokes
Posted: 02 April 2014 09:00 AM   [ Ignore ]
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DutchNews.nl has a nice brief roundup (in English!) of this year’s April Fool’s jokes in the Netherlands:
http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2014/04/april_fool_from_singing_paint.php

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Posted: 02 April 2014 03:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Thanks for the link, LaMA!

I noticed that about halfway down the article, one of the paragraphs ended mid-sentence:

>>In Limburg a local paper reported that dog owners had until April 1 to send a sample of their pet’s poop for DNA analysis, while organic farming firm Bionext said it was…

So what did Bionext do, I wonder.

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Posted: 03 April 2014 10:00 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Bionext said it was developing a method to create high quality manure out of human feces, and called on people to make ‘a donation’. So basically a separate story from the dog poop one.

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