Donald Fact's Fact Blast
Cereal Box

In 1974 the makers of Crunchy Flakes breakfast cereal ran a promotion featuring none other than Donald Fact, the man who compiled the popular It's a Fact! column in IPC Magazines' Chuckles comic.

Promotional packs contained one of the fact master's specially written fact cards. There were twenty to collect in all, covering subjects as diverse as The Loch Ness Monster, Queen Elizabeth 1 and Trifle. These cards are now extremely rare and highly collectable, but we are fortunate enough to be able to reproduce a few of them here.

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China

No 6: The Great Wall of China

Everest

No 11: Mount Everest

Ink

No 7: Ink

Loch Ness Monster

No 17: The Loch Ness Monster

Pigeons

No 19: Pigeons

Trifle

No 5: Trifle

 

 

Taken from The University of the Bleeding Obvious Annual 2017

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