April Fool’s Day

One of my favorite pranks:

1998: Burger King published a full page advertisement in USA Today announcing the introduction of a new item to their menu: a “Left-Handed Whopper” specially designed for the 32 million left-handed Americans. According to the advertisement, the new whopper included the same ingredients as the original Whopper (lettuce, tomato, hamburger patty, etc.), but all the condiments were rotated 180 degrees for the benefit of their left-handed customers. The following day Burger King issued a follow-up release revealing that although the Left-Handed Whopper was a hoax, thousands of customers had gone into restaurants to request the new sandwich. Simultaneously, according to the press release, “many others requested their own ‘right handed’ version.”

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About pastorrobin

Hello. I pastor PromiseLand Church in San Marcos, TX. I am married to Erica, and we have 3 kids: Kennady, Jude, and Avery. All little ones! Visit our church site at www.psmchurch.com

Posted on April 1, 2009, in Random Mumbling. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. I like an old comment on their bags that said, “Made with recycled newspapers,” followed by their logo.

  2. Jaylene Grant

    How funny people will be belive anything… Thanks for sharing Lol!!

  3. I especially like the email I received from Pastor Robin saying church was at 6pm rather than 7pm…I was a little confused but after a couple of calls, I figured out that church was at 7:15 as usual.

  4. Casey, I wish I could say that it was a joke. i am not sure what happened. I guess I came up with a april fools joke subconsciously…

  5. Hi nice blog 🙂 I can see a lot of effort has been put in.

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