Rumor Flies

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Rumor Flies comically addresses the origins, evolution, and veracity of your favorite rumors, myths, and misconceptions. Tune in every week for more research, stories, and unsolicited commentary! Participation encouraged. 

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404 - History: Taft Tub and Jumbo

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Napoleon was short.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexuality_of_Adolf_Hitler
https://www.thesun.co.uk/archives/news/1075950/adolf-hitler-had-a-bizarre-sexual-fetish-and-it-is-truly-disgusting/

Hitler's "Sexual Preferences"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexuality_of_Adolf_Hitler
https://www.thesun.co.uk/archives/news/1075950/adolf-hitler-had-a-bizarre-sexual-fetish-and-it-is-truly-disgusting/

The Pope's Fish Farm
http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2012/04/05/150061991/lust-lies-and-empire-the-fishy-tale-behind-eating-fish-on-friday
http://www.thecowshow.com/2010/02/real-reason-catholics-dont-eat-meat-on.html?m=1

"Taft Tub"
https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/why-william-howard-taft-was-probably-never-stuck-in-his-bathtub/
http://www.history.com/news/ask-history/did-william-howard-taft-really-get-stuck-in-a-bathtub
https://triviahappy.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/taftsbathtub.jpg

LBJ's MANY Character Eccentricities
http://www.cracked.com/article_18945_6-presidential-secrets-your-history-teacher-didnt-mention.html
http://gawker.com/lbj-was-obsessed-with-his-dick-1694599317
http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/03/ldb-white-house-shower
https://newrepublic.com/article/131117/presidential-penis-short-history
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/07/lyndon-johnson-penis-caro-colbert_n_3231131.html
http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/03/presidential-campaigns-sexual-innuendo-history-213716
http://time.com/4342019/drunk-president-history/
http://mentalfloss.com/article/18463/lbj-president-who-marked-his-territory