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November 22nd, 2004
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For the fourth time on my memory, a story from The Onion makes it to real life. (And again!)

The others:

Onion, 4-8-98; BBC, 6-9-98
Onion, 8-2-00; FOX, 6-24-02.
Onion, 11-8-00 (I'm pretty sure this appeared before 11-7).
Onion, 9-29-06; NYTimes, 07-21-09:
"A footnote in a recently released 2005 Justice Department legal memorandum said that the C.I.A. inspector general had found in the 2004 report that interrogators used waterboarding with greater frequency and a larger volume of water than seemed to be approved by the Justice Department."

One more from The Weekly Week:

Weekly Week, 08-27-98; NYTimes, 09-13-07; Ukrainian news (in Russian).

And more: Weekly Week, 05-07-09; Boston Globe, 10-26-09

Some more: Onion; NYTimes

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From:vremyavpered
Date:November 22nd, 2004 09:20 am (UTC)
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what were the other three?
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From:notestaff
Date:November 22nd, 2004 11:07 am (UTC)
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i fixed the entry to include them.
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From:syarzhuk
Date:September 19th, 2006 11:28 am (UTC)
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The last one is hilarious!
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From:notestaff
Date:September 19th, 2006 03:10 pm (UTC)
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From:(Anonymous)
Date:November 12th, 2009 04:40 pm (UTC)

Another one

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Onion, 2/18/2004 (http://www.theonion.com/content/node/33930); CNNMoney, 9/14/2005 (http://money.cnn.com/2005/09/14/news/fortune500/gillette/)
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