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Is this creature pictured in the Amazon jungle a visitor from outer space?

John Rentoul

alien1 300x174 Is this creature pictured in the Amazon jungle a visitor from outer space?Number 730 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No (QTWTAIN) is a formulaic Friday offering by the Daily Mail, spotted by Emily Knight.

This one, also from the Daily Mail, has been disqualified by Oliver Kamm, possibly on the grounds that the Mail itself does not seriously imply that the answer might be Yes:

Will the world end today?

Number 729, meanwhile, was one of those clever ones, asked by Matthew Cain:

Has QTWTAIN become a Twitter cliche?

Picture: Mike Cohen/Barcroft USA

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  • independentmod

    Have you ever notice how aliens change? In the 1950s they were Slavonic looking, now it is all sub X files “little greys”. The alien image projects our fear, whether of Commies or some Spielberg film. (I hope this comment has not antagonised you).

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_22HTP4H2E4LPEAM4AROFEMRUMQ Nobody

    Did the world end yesterday?  

  • sceptic64

    John, you’re really letting yourself down here. A whole article and not a single mention of that pathetic book of yours.

    Shameful!


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