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Fashion sheep
Thousands of Japanese have been swindled in a scam in which they were sold Australian and British sheep and told they were poodles.

See, if the people who bought them had more aplomb they'd just declare that the sheep were the latest 'it' pet. ;-)

I picked this up from cdaae.

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robotech_master From: robotech_master Date: April 27th, 2007 03:21 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
Yeah, I saw that, too.

I bet after the victims found out, they felt really sheepish.

Or at least their pets did.
etherial From: etherial Date: April 27th, 2007 04:15 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
They should have just called them "exotic Australian Poodles".
reme From: reme Date: April 27th, 2007 02:10 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
damn! poodles are stupid. i actually would prefer sheep.
craigeagle From: craigeagle Date: April 27th, 2007 02:57 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
As per Snopes it appears not to be true.
- Craig
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: April 27th, 2007 08:40 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Ah, I figured as much, it was too good to be true. Looks like they just covered this one.