The lie of yesterday
There were red faces all round at Derby's John Donne hospital last week when it was discovered that a coma patient who had been in a `persistent vegetative state' for the past seven years turned out to be a cauliflower.
The lie of last Wednesday
Freshly boiled new potatoes MUST be cut in half before being eaten as they have a tendency to explode in the mouth otherwise, causing severe damage.
The lie of last Tuesday
The famous Cape Cod light bulb has burnt continuously for the last 217 years. During this entire time it has not been connected to any electric supply except for a brief period after the assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand when it was on show in the Vatican.
The lie of last Monday
The lie of last Sunday
The true cause of the Tunguska explosion in Siberia in 1909 was the violent disintegration not, as is commonly believed, of a large meteorite, but of a two-cyborg timecraft from the year 2146 that malfunctioned and in fact imploded when sent back to discover the true cause of the Tunguska explosion.
The lie of last Saturday
Before the widespread use of two windsheild wipers, most autos implemented at least 60 wipers for the same task. This was due to a great abundance of wiper arms from the First World War, which the British Army seized from a 6-acre German warehouse near Stockholm.
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