Old Wives' Tales
Radio & TV
Toxin du jour
Claim: The BBC reported on a lion's mutilating 42 midgets in a Cambodian ring-fight.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2005]
Origins: Evidently, if there's any news story as intriguing as zombies on the prowl in Cambodia, it's a lion killing and maiming several dozen midgets in Cambodia.
Just as in the earlier case of a fabricated news story about Cambodian zombies, someone created a spoof article about a match between a lion and
It was created to 'settle' a dispute between a friend of mine in which he claimed thatLast updated: 21 May 2005
As soon as I was alerted the article had spread to the public, I created this 'disclaimer' page explaining the article's invalidity. This was not only to hopefully protect myself from the BBC or Cambodian Midget Fighting League (if one exists), but to also protect the reputability of the BBC and Cambodia itself, since the article isn't exactly politically correct and may offend some readers. I apologize to anyone or any groups that may have been offended by the article, and hope that they will understand it was all in good fun.
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