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 chuckle.
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Be forewarned. The deadly arachnius gluteus from South America is migrating to the United States under airliner toilet seats. Five victims have lost their lives in Chicago alone! More »
Think you're having a bad day? Read this and you'll think again! More »
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Letter from the Old Folks Home

An 84-year-old resident of the Safety Harbor Assisted Home for the Aged sent a letter t theo administrators of the local middle school to thank them for the prize she won at a senior citizen's luncheon. This is what she wrote.
Man takes out fire insurance on rare cigars, smokes same, files claim. More »
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Dumb Burglars Break Into Wrong 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. Be prepared to suppress your gag reflex!
Net satire poking fun at the 2000 U.S. presidential election grew in the online telling and eventually came to be attributed, falsely, to Monty Python alumnus John Cleese. More »
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. More »
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The Premature Rapture

This is what happened when an Arkansas woman mistook the driver of a pickup truck for Jesus.
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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.
Perhaps the most inventive use of an industrial staple gun you're ever likely to see. Grisly but true! More »
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Emery, David. "Top 10 Funniest Internet Urban Legends." ThoughtCo, Dec. 15, 2014, thoughtco.com/top-funniest-internet-urban-legends-3299527. Emery, David. (2014, December 15). Top 10 Funniest Internet Urban Legends. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/top-funniest-internet-urban-legends-3299527 Emery, David. "Top 10 Funniest Internet Urban Legends." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/top-funniest-internet-urban-legends-3299527 (accessed November 23, 2017).