official list of malarkey
are no July Fourth parade officials or judges. However, there is definitely
no kidding a July Fourth parade in Darwin.
section about past July Fourth parade training is fictitious; the illustrations
are not from a book about July Fourth parades in Darwin.
mixups did not result in Lyle Beaver and Edgar Poon missing trips to
Darwin. There is no Lyle Beaver nor Edgar Poon, and there was no contest
to win a Darwin trip.
story about the Darwin Falls arms race on the Darwin Falls page is not
balderdash. All facts as presented are true, to the best of my recollection.
news story about the X-mas intaglio on Panamint Dry Lake on the Panamint
Valley page is utter hokum, although the intaglio itself does exist.
small nuclear blast was never used to break through the caliche layer
to percolating soil.
did not play a major role in the construction of Scotty's Castle.
The little doghouse-sized structures were used to house hydrants, their
hoses and electric junction boxes.
French did not have a brother named Eddie "Stench" French.
is not really Mr. Ed's head in the Panamint Valley photo; it's a burro
skull that was found nearby.
speed limit for military aircraft overflying Darwin is not 255 mph.
I have no idea what it is.
have never used Bwana Dusty as a weather-forecasting device in severely
Desert residents really do not use a tire chain bolted to a phone pole
as a wind sock. They use a small boat anchor chained to a boulder because
phone poles can sometimes blow away.
does not mean "the land without trees" in Lithuanian.