1. Hadley V. Baxendale, who sent the above photograph, sets the record straight: “BTW, Joel, this is not my photograph, and I don’t know if it is San Francisco – it was e-mailed to me by [Pseudonemous Friend] and is now officially viral.”
2. Hadley writes to Pseudonemous Friend: “[D]o you know the source of the Chinese food poster image? If so please reply-all, as Joel has posted it on his website.”
3. Pseudonemous Friend replies: Don’t know the source. I saw it on Facebook and believe I saw it last year, so who knows where it was taken and how long it has been floating around.
4. Snopes, a site noted for debunking urban myths, purports to set the record straight. http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/photos/chinese.asp
“This photo is posted on many different websites. Sounds like a prank to me….