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Jimmy Durante, eat your heart out…

Don’t call me Big Nose!

Thomas Wedders

Thomas Wedders

A life-size model of an 18th century Yorkshireman with the longest nose in history is among the attractions at London’s newest tourist attraction.

Thomas Wedders’ nose was 19cm – or seven and a half inches – long, earning him a place in Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum in Piccadilly Circus.

Edward Meyer, in charge of collections for the global chain of ‘odditoriums’, said: “We try to display art that you can’t see anywhere else.

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Seems like they’ve succeeded in that alright.

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August 20, 2008 Posted by | People, Strange | , , | Comments Off on Jimmy Durante, eat your heart out…

Fractured captions

Frome the AP”

An image on wall in Chiquinquira, Colombia, appears to resemble that of Jesus Christ on April 23, 2006.

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How they knew what Jesus looked like on April 23, 2006, is beyond me…

August 20, 2008 Posted by | Dumb Stuff | | Comments Off on Fractured captions