Mon Dec 3, 2012, 08:42 AM
catbyte (8,293 posts)
What's up with North Korea? First they fell for the Onion's "Sexiest Man Alive" satire and now this:
"North Korea Has Found a Secret Unicorn Lair, Apparently
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"Archaeologists of the History Institute of the DPRK Academy of Social Sciences have recently reconfirmed a lair of the unicorn rode by King Tongmyong, founder of the Koguryo Kingdom," reports the — wait. Stop. UNICORNS? That's an actual snippet from a report from the Korean Central News Agency, the state news agency of North Korea and fine, okay, we totally understand that this might be a retaliatory joke in response to China getting fooled by The Onion naming Kim Jong-un the Sexiest Man Alive or something.
But experts don't lie, do they?"
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Mon Dec 3, 2012, 08:55 AM
Heidi (58,214 posts)
2. A complicated relationship with the truth?
Isn't this the same national media that claimed Kim Jong-il shot 11 holes in one over 18 holes in a single round of golf?