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Top 10 Funniest Internet Urban Legends


DID YOU hear the one about the exploding toilet? The farting horse? The butt-biting spider? The dumb burglars who broke into a sperm bank? These aren't the scariest urban legends you'll ever hear, but they're guaranteed to make you laugh.

1. Attack of the Butt Spiders

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The deadly arachnius gluteus from South America has migrated to the United States under airliner toilet seats. Five victims have lost their lives in Chicago alone!

2. The Exploding Toilet

Read this when you think you're having a bad day.

3. Letter from the Old Folks Home

An 84-year-old resident of the Safety Harbor Assisted Home for the Aged writes to administrators of the local middle school to thank them for the radio she won at a senior citizen's luncheon.

4. The Cigar Arsonist

Man takes out fire insurance on rare cigars, smokes same, files claim.

5. Dumb Burglars Break Into Wrong Kind of Bank

Two robbers break into a bank expecting to steal diamonds and gold, but find what they believe to be a huge cache of vanilla pudding instead. Naturally, they decide to sample the merchandise.

6. The Revocation of Independence

Net satire poking fun at the 2000 U.S. presidential election grew in the online telling...

7. Prehistoric Barbie Doll

The Smithsonian Institution responds to notification of an unusual find in a backyard archaeological dig - the two-million-year-old head of a Malibu Barbie Doll.

8. The Premature Rapture

Arkansas woman mistakes the driver of a pickup truck for Jesus and dies while trying to ascend to heaven through the sun roof of her car.

9. The Queen, the President, and the Flatulent Horse

During a state visit to England, President G.W. Bush goes on a fateful coach ride to Buckingham Palace with the Queen of England and a farting horse.

10. Scrotum Self-Repair

Perhaps the most inventive use of an industrial staple gun you're ever likely to see. Grisly but true!
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