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Daemon
Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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San Serriffe

On April Fools' Day 1977, Britain's The Guardian newspaper reported on the curious—but fictional—island nation of San Serriffe. The article described two islands—Upper Caisse and Lower Caisse—inhabited by colonists known as "colons" and "semi-colons," who celebrate events such as the Festival of the Well-Made Play. Since the article predated personal computers, typography was not widely known, and plays on words like "sans serif" eluded many readers. What is San Serriffe's national bird? More...
IMcRout
Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013 4:52:57 AM
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I really don’t understand all this browalla. I suggest the whole arial of San Serriffe be calibrated.

David Courier-New
GreenBanana
Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013 10:20:17 AM

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Daemon wrote:
San Serriffe

On April Fools' Day 1977, Britain's newspaper reported on the curious—but fictional—island nation of San Serriffe.


Because what good is journalistic integrity, really?
excaelis
Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013 10:29:21 PM

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IMcRout wrote:
I really don’t understand all this browalla. I suggest the whole arial of San Serriffe be calibrated.

David Courier-New


The Times knew, roamin' around, that some Jester or Wingding faked this.
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