From Darwin's diary written aboard the HMS Beagle, an accounting of an epic April Fool's prank of 1832. Knowing what I know about 19th-century sailors, this seems like a good way to get beaten up.

6 Responses to “In which Charles Darwin gets trolled”

  1. Ah, yes.  Sailors.  Some things never change… I wonder if Charles mentioned anything about crossing the equator?

  2. feetleet says:

    Close reading isn’t just for fiction. 

  3. fufter says:

    So is this article from April1 2007 serious or also a joke?

  4. Beanolini says:

    Knowing what I know about 19th-century sailors, this seems like a good way to get beaten up

    Hey, I resent that- my grandfather (in-law) was a 19th-century sailor.

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